Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Rivers crisis: You’re illegal – PDP attacks Amaewhule-led Assembly for threatening to impeach Fubara


The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, has described the Martin Amaewhule-led 27 Rivers Home of Meeting members as unlawful following threats to question Governor Sim Fubara.

The state chapter of the social gathering requested the Meeting to permit the courts to find out their standing following their defection from PDP to APC.

The Martin Amaewhule-led 27 lawmakers, who’re loyalists of Nyesom Wike, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, had threatened to question Fubara over his refusal to implement an eight-point Peace Accord signed with Wike on the orders of President Bola Tinubu

The state Meeting additionally accused Fubara of not funding the Rivers Impartial Electoral Fee to conduct elections for native authorities councils within the State.

Reacting, the state Publicity Secretary of PDP, Sydney Tambari Gbara, charged the state lawmakers to cease disturbing the peace of the state.

Gbara urged the lawmakers to handle their legitimacy query within the gentle of Part 109 of the Structure of Nigeria 1999 as amended.

He mentioned: “You might have a number of circumstances querying your legality in Courts, why are you working away from them? You might be right here constituting a public nuisance, partaking in unlawful meeting, taking unlawful choices, and making unlawful legal guidelines, realizing full nicely that you just not symbolize your constituents.

“If you wish to know what Rivers individuals take into consideration you, go to the streets and ask questions. You might be an unlawful meeting and your legal guidelines are inconsequential to Rivers individuals.

“Though we aren’t holding transient for the state authorities, as a celebration, let me for the upteenth time, inform Tony Okocha that Governor Siminialayi Fubara has in his need to additional deepen peace within the state applied the Peace Accord and in accordance with our legal guidelines. So your try and attempt to stampede Governor Fubara into taking unconstitutional actions is like blowing sizzling air.”

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