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RT. HON. CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI v. THE GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE & ORS

(2017) JELR 37699 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/PH/342/2015  •  8 May 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE JCA; JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI JCA; SAIDU TANKO HUSAINI JCA;

Judgement

OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Rivers State, sitting in Port Harcourt, (hereinafter referred to as the trial Court) per S.C. Amadi, J., delivered on 20th August, 2015 in Suit No. PHC/189/2015.

The background facts of this matter are that, at the trial Court, the Appellant, the immediate past Governor of Rivers State was the Claimant, while the 1st Respondent, the incumbent Governor of Rivers State and the 2nd to 10th Respondents were the 1st to 10th defendants thereat respectively. Upon assumption of office, the 1st Respondent, pursuant to Section 1 of the Commissions of Inquiry Law, Cap.30, Laws of Rivers State, 1999, set up the 3rd Respondent, a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the sales of some valued assets of Rivers State and other related matters under the past administration of the Appellant. The Terms of Reference of the 3rd Respondent are as follows:

1. The sale of Omokā€¦

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