Court to decide on sack of NDDC Mgt C’ttee


By Perez Brisibe

A Federal High Court, Abuja will, Wednesday, hear a movement filed by two rights activist demanding the sack of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC pending the listening to of a pending swimsuit earlier than the court docket.

The candidates within the swimsuit are Akharame Lucky, Edward Brisibe, Youths Arise for Undiluted Leadership & Development Initiative and Riverrun Development Initiative whereas the defendants are; Attorney General of the Federation, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, Chief Ibanga Bassey Etang, Mrs. Caroline Nagbo and Cecilia Bukola Akintomide.

The movement on discover in keeping with the plaintiffs is introduced pursuant to order 26 guidelines 1, 2, four and order 28 rule 1 of the Federal High Court civil process guidelines, 2009 and below the inherent jurisdiction of the court docket.

The candidates in swimsuit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/361/120, are searching for an order of interlocutory injunction restraining the first, 2nd, third, 4th, fifth, sixth, seventh and Eighth defendants, their brokers, privies or no matter title referred to as from additional dealings with the monies, financial institution accounts, properties and some other features regarding the third defendant pending the ultimate willpower of the substantive swimsuit.

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An order of interlocutory injunction restraining the 4th -Eighth defendants from additional parading themselves because the interim appearing managing director, govt administrators of the third defendants pending the ultimate willpower of the substantive swimsuit.

Speaking on the swimsuit, the first and 2nd candidates, each of whom are attorneys, stated: “We are convey this software to the court docket based mostly on the grounds that the acts of the defendants are unlawful and their actions shouldn’t be allowed to proceed with impunity.

“Based on this illegality, the 4th-Eighth defendants are depleting the funds of the third defendants by the unlawful salaries, allowances and bonuses they obtain and are receiving in the intervening time, which can by no means be recovered if the court docket finds that their appointments are unlawful and void.

“We all know that the 3rd defendant can still be managed by the most senior officials of the 3rd defendant pending the determination of the substantive suit.”


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