Amaewhule-Led Rivers Meeting Accuses Fubara Of Constitutional Breaches


Amaewhule-led Rivers Meeting accuses Fubara of constitutional breaches.


PoliticalNews Nigeria studies that the Rivers State Home of Meeting, led by Speaker Martins Amaewhule, has formally accused Governor Siminialayi Fubara of a number of constitutional violations in a strongly worded letter dated July 8, 2024.


The letter, which was delivered to Governor Fubara on Monday, outlines severe accusations towards the governor, together with his failure to current the 2024 Appropriation Invoice in accordance with constitutional necessities.

Particularly, the Meeting contends that the governor has not adhered to Part 121(1) of the 1999 Structure as amended, nor has he complied with a Federal Excessive Courtroom judgment issued by Justice J.Ok Omotosho on January 22, 2024.



The Meeting’s communication emphasizes that with out correct presentation of the finances, the state authorities is prohibited from withdrawing funds from the Consolidated Income Fund.


The lawmakers have given Governor Fubara a seven-day ultimatum to rectify this by presenting the finances to the duly constituted Home below Amaewhule’s speakership.


Moreover, the letter accuses Governor Fubara of violating Part 192(2) of the Structure by inaugurating purported members of the Rivers State Government Council as commissioners.


It additionally highlights breaches of Part 7(1) of the Structure and the Rivers State Native Authorities (Modification) Regulation 2023, regarding the administration of native authorities affairs by unelected people.


The Meeting additionally accuses the governor of ignoring court docket orders by transacting with three suspended members of the Home, in direct contempt of the Courtroom of Attraction’s orders. This motion, in line with the letter, is a flagrant disregard of judicial authority and an abuse of workplace.


In concluding their letter, the lawmakers urged Governor Fubara to stop all unconstitutional actions and rectify the highlighted points instantly.


They warned that these infractions might represent gross misconduct and additional pressure the authorized and political ambiance in Rivers State.

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