Onnoghen: South-South Governors in emergency meeting.
FOLLOWING the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) at the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) on Monday, Governors of the South-South states have scheduled an emergency meeting to take place in Abuja on Sunday.
A statement by the Special Adviser, Media Relations to the Governor òf Bayelsa State, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, said apart from the recent development involving the Chief Justice of the Federation, the meeting will also deliberate on security in the Niger Delta and the issue of derivation.
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According to the statement, expressing his opinion at the development in the Supreme Court, Governor Dickson said that while he was yet to know the full details surrounding the developments at the Supreme Court concerning the CJN, it is a grave and dangerous escalation, coming a few weeks to the general elections.
He said that the South-South governors would address a press conference after the meeting to convey the position of the zone to the Nigerian public.
Governor Dickson said that all efforts must be on deck to prevent the subversion and desecration òf the ethos of democracy in Nigeria as the nation moves nearer to the election.