Abia House Suspends CJ Over Alleged MisconductFeatured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Thursday, January 25th, 2018
From Ignatius Okpara, Umuahia
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Abia state Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Theresa Uzoamaka Uzokwe, has been suspended by the state House of Assembly.
The lawmakers announced this on Friday during an emergency sitting at the Assembly Complex Umuahia, the state capital.
Her suspension followed a unanimous resolution by the legislators, over an alleged petition written by a Civil Society Group, GLOBAL CENTRE FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE against the Judge.
They accused the suspended Chief Judge of misconduct, abuse of office, high hardness among others.
The petition was signed by one, Dr. ACB Agbazuere for and On behalf of the Civil Society Group.
However, the House said it resolved to Suspend the Chief Judge, pending the outcome of the Investigation of the accusations against her.
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