Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Rivers PDP Chairman lauds Wike’s respect for rule of law, choice of Acting CJ

By News Express on 17/01/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 2,189


The Chairman, Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bro. Felix Obuah has lauded what he called the indisputable disposition and steadfastness of the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, in respecting due process and rule of law in governance of the State.

The PDP Chairman noted, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Jerry Needam, JP,  that the appointment of the Acting Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice A. I. Iyayi-Lamikanra, following due retirement of the immediate past substantive Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Daisy Wotube Okocha, is one among other genuine and demonstrable actions of the Governor in keeping to the relevant provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the rules and procedures guiding such appointment.

Bro. Obuah, in the statement, believes that Gov Wike’s transparency and resoluteness as he assured on assumption of office as Governor of the State on May 29, 2015, has restored justice, respect and smote succession in the Rivers State Judiciary.

He hinted that the Governor’s action has also prevented undue and avoidable judiciary crisis which was the hallmark of the administration of former Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, expressing confident that Rivers State Courts will no longer be closed, thereby denying citizens and residents of the state access to justice.

“We promised people of the State and indeed all Nigerians a brand new Rivers State, where the three arms of government will function independently and carry out their constitutional Check and Balance functions accordingly. I am happy that the Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has been resolute in keeping to this promise and can assure our people that he will not be distracted or betray the thrust reposed in him as our Governor.

“While we congratulate the immediate past Chief Judge of our dear State, Hon. Justice Daisy Okocha, on her uprightness, fulfilled and successful completion of service to the State in that capacity, and retirement from active service, we welcome the incoming Acting Chief Judge, Hon. Justice A. I. Iyayi- Lamikanra, and urge her to continue the good works of her predecessor that would also ensure quick dispensation and efficient administration of justice in the State.”

•Photo shows Gov. Wike.

Source News Express

Posted 17/01/2016 04:13:57 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
300 Boko Haram suspects remanded in prison custody...

Ghana Stock Exchange puts 3 firms on delisting...

WeWork announces $500m Series B investment in WeWork...

Gunmen kill 4 herdsmen in Southern Kaduna

NCC gives condition for buyers of 9mobile

Okonjo-Iweala, Tony Elumelu, Bishop Kukah, others to speak...

PDP demands withdrawal of military from South East...

Yari orders security chiefs to head field operations...

DSS detains Ex-Daily Trust Politics Editor over Facebook...

Ohanaeze youths threaten to ‘sink’ PDP over Igbo...

Battle of Damaturu: Troops overpower and apprehend Boko...

AfDB launches $200m urban water supply, sanitation project...

 

Latest News Biafra: Kanu leads delegation to UN Buhari vs Atiku: Activist seeks visa ban on Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Justices Association to set up vigilance groups in Igboland •Launches intelligence/surveillance unit Makinde drags Ajimobi before EFCC, ICPC UNILAG releases cut off marks for admissions into various courses Anxiety over Alaafin of Oyo’s absence at Oranyan festival Delta rehabilitates Federal roads I’ve passed through turbulent times since becoming Governor — Abiodun Health Management Board Director dragged to ICPC over certificate scandal Police confirms 3 killed in Akwa Ibom cult clash Imo Recruitment, Appointments Committee submits report We must talk about Peter Obi now — Cleric

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (540,146 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (442,789 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (389,056 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (326,522 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (294,475 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,553 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (249,593 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,203 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,354 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,338 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (195,742 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,347 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,443) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,108) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (809) Global Business Monitor (441) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,949) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (170) Maggie's Blog (410) News (51,334) Opinion (1,357) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,441) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,166) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera