A Rivers State High Court in Isiokpo Division in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state has issued an interim order restraining the Rivers State House of Assembly and Speaker, Martin Amaewhule from carrying out any actions concerning the impeachment of the state Governor, Siminalayi Fubara.
RoyalTimes gathered that the motion ex parte was filed by Governor Sim Fubara through his lawyer, Damian Okoro (SAN), earlier on Wednesday.
Presiding Judge, Justice Ben Whyte issued the order following a suit filed against the defendants and directed that parties should maintain status quo pending the determination of the Motion on Notice and thereafter adjourned to 14th of November, 2023 for motion on notice.
The order reads, “It is hereby ordered that the parties in the case maintain status quo in the case by the applicant as the Governor of Rivers State pending the application of the motion on notice.
“The case is hereby adjourned to the 14th of November, 2023 for the argument of the motion on notice.”