BREAKING: Court Nullifies Rivers State 2024 Budget Passed By Fubara Ally, Edison Ehie-led Assembly

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has invalidate the passage of 2024 Rivers State appropriation bill by Former Speaker loyal to Rivers State Governor, Sim Fubara, Hon.Edison Ehie.

The trial court also upheld the suit filed by the Speaker Martin Amaewhule, against Governor Siminalaye Fubara, which sought an order of injunction restraining the governor from frustrating the assembly under his leadership as speaker, among others.

The court also held that he withholding of the state House of Assembly funds by the governor is unconstitutional and further retrained Fubara from frustrating the activities of the House of Assembly under Mr Amaewhule.

Justice James Omotosho said the redeployment of the Clerk and deputy Clerk by the governor is null and void and ordered the inspector general of Police to give protection to Martin Amaewhule. 

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