A group, Kingdom Human Rights Foundation, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to order the arrests of the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and his Science and Technology counterpart, Mr. Ogbonnaya Onu.
The plaintiff also sought an order of mandamus compelling President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack both ministers in public interest and public morality based on the allegations of attempts to influence court decisions recently levelled against them by two Justices of the Supreme Court.
Two Justices of the Supreme Court, Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and Inyang Okoro, had accused Amaechi and Onu of attempting to influence the decision of courts in some election cases between 2015 and 2016. Based on the allegations, the plaintiff filed the suit with number FHC/ABJ/CS/857/2016 through its counsel, Mr. Okere Kingdom, on Monday. Read more