A High Court setting in Ughelli, Delta State, stopped Delta House of Assembly from Confirming Azubuike S. Idah as Director-General of DESTMA.
DTHA has been served a motion of notice not to confirm idah as DG, DESTMA pending the determination of an originating summons adjourned to 21st January 2020. Forfeited To FG Human rights activist and legal practitioner, Omemiroro Ogedegbe Esq, has approached an Ughelli High Court with a motion on notice with Suit No. UHC/17/19 for an order directing all parties, particularly the 2nd Respondent (Delta State House of Assembly), to maintain status quo pending the hearing and determination of the substantive suit (UHC/171/019) already filed in court. This notice was served on the Delta State House of Assembly yesterday, Monday, 2nd December 2019.
Omemiroro Ogedegbe Esq, in his quest for justice, also wrote a letter to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, dated 28th November 2019 and titled “in the matter of appointment of Director General of the Delta State Traffic Management Authority by the Executive Governor of Delta State and Request For confirmation of CDR. Azubuike S. Idah (Rtd) while the appointment of the pioneer director general and a lawsuit is subsisting.” Excerpts of the letter read as follow: “We urge you as the law-making arm of the State to be cautious of deliberate attempts to comply with existing laws, as its breach will be in gross violation of the rules regulating proceedings before the State House of Assembly.
Deltans are looking up to the House of Assembly in upholding the rule of law and not to be seen in flouting court orders.