Court Orders Arrest Of Akwa Ibom APC Governorship Candidate
Less than 48 hours to the 2019 governorship election, a court order warranting the arrest of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere has been issued by the Rivers State chief magistrates’ court in Port Harcourt.
S.D. Andrew-Jaja, a chief magistrate, said Ekere, alongside one Katungo Moljengo, should be arrested “in compliance with Section 138 of the Rivers State Administration of Criminal Justice Law 2015.”
The magistrate, in a copy of the court order, said he issued the warrant for the arrest of both Ekere and Moljengo after hearing the argument from S.T. Soremi, the complainant counsel in a suit marked PMC/MISC/15/2019.
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Listed as complainant in the suit was one Multi-Intelligence Development Limited.
The court order, bearing the seal and signature of S.T. Dappa, Principal Registrar of the court, said the arrest warrant against Ekere and Moljengo was issued “In Port Harcourt under the seal of the court and hand of the presiding chief magistrate, this 6th day of March 2019.”
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