The court gave the directive on Monday morning.
Information Nigeria reports that the occupation of the Obior/Akpor council by the police was described by Speaker of the Rivers Assembly – Rt. Hon. Otelemaba D. Amachree as the first in a series of plots by the Federal Government to declare a State of Emergency in the state.
The Assembly, loyal to the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, suspended the council chairman and appointed a caretaker committee; while the Peoples Democratic Party Chairman – Chief Felix Obuah, loyal to the presidency, condemned the suspension and instead suspended 27 out of the 32 state lawmakers.
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