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Rivers crisis: Lawyer demands Okocha’s arrest over alleged treasonable offence


A lawyer and public commentator, Justice Osai Ahiakwo has referred to as on the regulation enforcement businesses to arrest and check out Mr Tony Okocha, appearing chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State for allegedly committing treasonable offense.

DAILY POST reviews that Okocha had referred to as on the 27 APC lawmakers within the state Home of Meeting to begin impeachment processes in opposition to Gov Sim Fubara.

Nonetheless, the lawyer described it as a treasonable offence.

In an announcement issued in Calabar, capital of Cross River State, the lawyer stated, “it’s vexatious to listen to Tony Okocha describe the Rivers State Governor as a dunderhead.

“It’s much more annoying to listen to the stated Okocha calling on ‘lawbreakers’ to begin the impeachment course of in opposition to the Govt Governor of Rivers State.”

Ahiakwo stated that Okocha’s assertion was inciting and able to inflicting public disobedience.

He argued that “these Okocha supposedly known as Meeting members had ceased to be legislators after they moved from PDP to APC. It’s not the Governor that stated they don’t exist however the Structure of Nigeria.

“Aside from sponsoring payments to present life to their already useless political construction just like the very unpopular and unconstitutional extension of the lifespan of native authorities space chairmen in workplace, there aren’t any significant and/or people-orienting payments which were moved to learn the lots.

“As they’re recognized for circumventing the legal guidelines of Nigeria, let it’s on file that the Chief Choose of Rivers State won’t ever and may by no means be a part of any type of illegality perpetrated by the lawbreakers masquerading as Home of Meeting members.

“Tony Okocha’s assertion is a name for anarchy, which is able to breed a breakdown of regulation and order.

“By the provisions of Part 109 (1)(g) of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the legislative arm of presidency in Rivers State is non-existent.”

Ahiakwo cautioned Okocha and his social gathering leaders in opposition to quoting and deciphering the legal guidelines to go well with their whims and caprices, insisting that the Governor has to defend the spirit and letters of the structure.

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