Rivers - The National Industrial Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has restrained Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State from dissolving the tenure of office of the 23 local government council chairmen in Rivers State, Vanguard reports.
The court in its ruling also restrained the state House of Assembly and their agents from interfering with the tenure of office of the chairmen.
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The trial judge of at the National Industrial Court, Justice J. Agbadu-Fishim, made the order, Monday, following an ex-parte application argued by counsel to the council chairmen.
Governor Wike, Rivers State Attorney General, Rivers State House of Assembly, Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney-General of the Federation and Inspector General of Police are defendants in the suit.
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