Rivers crisis: Court adjourns hearing to Dec,5th

A federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday adjourned hearing  in a matter brought before it  by member representing Ahoada East constituency one in  the Rivers State House Assembly,  Edison Ehie seeking the court to restrain Martin Amaewhule from presiding over the activities of the house to Tuesday 5th of December, 2023.

 The presiding Judge , Justice Phoebe Ayua adjourned the case to enable parties in the matter to serve processes on each other.

Rovingnaijia reports that when the matter came up in court today, a senior advocate of Nigeria SAN  K.C.O Njemanze informed the court of his appearance to change the counsel to the plaintiff.  counsel, he told the court that he was the new counsel to the plaintiff, but was objected by the lead counsel to the plaintiff  N O Akporuvweku who earlier was incharge of the case. Mr N .O Akporuvweku argued that they have not been served any notice of  change in counsel and insist they remain counsel for the plaintiff.  

Meanwhile,  counsel to the 1st and 2nd defendants, Ferdinand Oshoke  prayed the court to consolidate and  accelerate hearing on all applications filed in the matter  since the matter borders on the legislative arm of government.

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Rita Elenwo

Rita Aletor- Elenwo, is a professional journalist with experience in broadcast, print and online reporting. A proud citizen of Edo state, Nigeria (Esan South East Local Government) Rita had her first degree in philosophy from Ebonyi State University (2008), PGD, in Communication from the University of Port Harcourt (2020), and currently in pursuit of an MSC degree in communication. Rita (nee Aletor-) is happily married with lovely children.

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