A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order restraining Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, Mr Cairo Ojougboh, Dr Joi Nunieh and others from performing the features of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC).
Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on an utility by a Civil Society Organization, Forum for Accountability and Good Governance, restrained them from parading themselves as Board members of the NDDC.
Justice Mohammed additionally granted go away to the applicant to use for judicial overview for an Order of Mandamus compelling the ICPC, sued because the ninth Defendant within the go well with to analyze the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the 5 members of the Board over allegations of N3 billion contract fraud.
The courtroom additionally granted go away to the applicant to use for judicial overview of the facility of the President or the Minister of the Niger Delta to nominate Professor Pondei, Dr. Ojougboh and others in an interim capability as members of the NDDC Board.
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By the order of the courtroom, members of the NDDC Board are restrained from performing the features of the Board pending the listening to and dedication of the Motion on Notice which is fastened for December 8, 2020.
Parties joined within the go well with are the Attorney-General of the Federation, the Senate, Minister of the Niger Delta, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei and Dr Cairo Ojougboh.
Others are Dr. Joi Nunieh, Mrs. Caroline Nagbo, Cecilia Bukola Akintomide and the Independent Corrupt Practices and different Related Offences Commission.