The Federal Court of Justice in Abuja has issued an injunction barring Parliament from approving the nominations of Mrs Lauretta Onochi and Chief Samuel Ogbuku.
The presiding judge, Judge J.K. Omotosho, has ordered a stay of all action on this matter until the case is resolved.
Among other things, the original subpoena, labelled FHC/ABJ/CS/2294/2022, seeks an injunction from the National Assembly to review and confirm the two.
The duo should be vetted and confirmed as their respective Chairs and Secretary Generals of the Niger Delta Development Commission.
Plaintiff, Chief Edward Ekpokpo Esq. Victor Wood, who represents Isekiri’s thought leaders, and Edward Omagbemi, who hosts the Omadino Unity Forum, all represent itsekiri’s ethnic nationality and claim that it meets the disputing of nomination on the grounds that it is my turn.
This number is one of the sixth defendants in the lawsuit is President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Mlami. Senate Speaker Ahmad Rawan. Senate, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie and Chief Samuel Ogbuku.
“This permit is to serve the fifth and sixth defendants in the original proceedings of this action by an alternative means, i.e., advertising the case in at least one national newspaper circulated within the jurisdiction of this Court.”. After reading affidavits and hearing plaintiffs’ counsel, the presiding judge, Judge J.K said.
“It is hereby decreed that neither party to these proceedings shall take any action, action, or action that would invalidate the results of the pending request for an injunction filed on December 12, 2022. is entered in. he added