N22.4b Paris Club Refund: Court Restrains Abia Assembly, Ad-Hoc Committee from Investigating Obinna Oriaku


By Daily Chronicle

Abia High Court has barred the State House of Assmebly and its Ad-Hoc Committee from inviting or investigating Hon. Obinna Oriaku, Ex- Commissioner of Fiance, over Abia 22.4b Paris Club Refund.

Hon. Justice Ory-Ikeorha, the presiding judge, gave the ruling on Wednesday, 4th August, 2022.

The document, in which a copy was made available to newsmen on Friday, said; after careful perusal of the Motion paper and the accompanying statement filled pursuant to Order 40 Rule 3 (2) (a) of the Abia State High Court, and having equally considered the facts of the application; as well as the applicants counsel’s written address and after hearing the self-same learned counsel C.C Uhuaba Esq pray the Honorable Court for LEAVE to apply for judicial review.

Ikeoha restrained the Abia Assembly and its Ad-Hoc Committee set up for the investigation of the N22billion Abia States share of the Paris Club Refund from inviting or extending further invitation to the Applicant and/or any proceeding related to the pubic enquiry on issues connected, arising and/or related which is the subject matter of the pending suits.

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