As the Rivers state judiciary opens its gate on Monday the 6TH of May 2019 to begin hearing on various commission of inquiry set up by the state governor on various issues that bedeviled the state before, during and after the election. The state High court is buzzing with busy bee activities for lawyers, litigants and petty traders who are smiling to their various banks due to happy patronage.
The judicial commission of inquiry set up by governor Nyesom Wike to investigate the allege violent invasion and Attack on the Rivers state judiciary and Destruction of public properties at the Judiciary complex has commenced hearings.
The chairman of the commission Justice Simeon Amadi listed 14 points motive during his inaugural speech to ascertain the root cause of the violence.
Justice Simeon Amadi said during the hearing the commission is mandated to ascertain the motive behind the violence which occurred at the judicial complex.
He said the commission is due to submit its report within 30 days from yesterday 7th of May 2019.
Also the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Gov Nyesom Wike to investigate election violence during the 2019 general elections in River s state has commenced hearing. The Chairman of the Commission Justice Minima Danagogo during his inaugural speech said the Commission was set up to identify the motives behind the violence during the presidential and governorship elections in the state. Justice Danagogo also said that the Commission will identity the victims of electoral violence during the 2019 general elections
The chairman of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on electoral violence Justice Monima Danagogo said the commission will not witch hunt anyone.
Our Correspondent reports that witnesses from Oyigbo testified before the Commission yesterday on the issues and challenges encountered during the2019 general elections in the state.