Omehia: APC Chieftain Asks Supreme Court To Order Wike, Lawmakers Arrest


A chieftian of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has called on the Supreme Court, to order for the arrest of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and members of the Rivers State House of Assembly, for contempt of the judgement of the apex Court.


Eze, in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP in Port Harcourt, said the recognition and subsequent derecognition of Sir Celestine Omehia as a former governor of the State was against the October 27, 2007 judgement of the Supreme Court.


He stated that in that case, which enjoyed the status of a ‘locus classicus’, the court, after an exhaustive consideration of the facts brought before it, granted the prayers of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Omehia, unseat the later and ordered that Amaechi be sworn in as the duly elected governor of the State.


The APC chieftain said: “The apex court was emphatic on the status of Celestine Omehia, to wit,…

Source: Leadership Newspaper