The immediate past governor of Imo state, His excellency Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the viral photo of him Crying was not taken after the Supreme court delivered their Judgement but was taken at a funeral he was attending in December 2019.

Emeka Ihedioha


The photo made the rounds on Tuesday January 14th shortly after the Supreme court nullified his election and declared Hope Uzodinma winner of the March 9th state governorship election. News went round that the governor broke down upon hearing the apex court’s judgement.

Emeka Ihediaha

In a statement released by his Aide, Akwarandu, the Former Governor says the photo was taken after he received the body of one of his commissioner who died.


The statement Reads;

“The picture circulating online does not in any way represent the mood of the Former Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, while the Supreme Court Judgment was announced.




Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *