Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has secured a court order to stop the Senate from screening former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi as a ministerial nominee, reports Daily Post.
The order, reportedly secured from a Rivers State High Court, is expected to be served on the Senate before the commencement of its sitting on Thursday.
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The court papers had already been served on the Senate before the close of work on Wednesday.
The party through one Livingstone Wechie of the Integrity Group had approached the court claiming that Amaechi corruptly enriched himself while in office as governor and should be stopped from occupying any political position.
Amaechi was initially one of the ten ministerial nominees scheduled to be screened on Wednesday but his screening was deferred till Thursday as a result of the delay in the report of the Senate’s Ethics and Privileges Committee.
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