Rivers PDP guber aspirant to stay in custody until Might 23 | The Guardian Nigeria Information

• Federal lawmaker accuses Wike of nailing him with falsehood 
Justice of the Peace’s Court docket sitting in Port Harcourt has adjourned until Might 23, the graduation of the trial of a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) in Rivers State, Farah Dagogo, who’s going through a two-count cost of conspiracy and cultism.

When the matter was talked about in court docket, yesterday, the prosecution counsel, Chidi Ekeh, knowledgeable the court docket that the 2 expenses in opposition to Dagogo had been filed on the state excessive court docket.

Dagogo, who can also be a member representing Degema/Bonny Federal Constituency, was not produced in court docket and no purpose was given. His counsel, Femi Adegbite, utilized for bail, which was not opposed by the prosecution counsel.

Chief Justice of the Peace, Amadi Nna, adjourned the matter until Might 23. Addressing journalists exterior the courtroom, the state prosecutor, Chidi Eke, stated they filed contemporary expenses in opposition to the governorship hopeful on the Rivers State Excessive Court docket.

MEANWHILE, Dagogo has accused Wike of plotting to nail him with falsehood. Dagogo, in a press release made accessible to newsmen in Port Harcourt by his media aide, Ibrahim Lawal, alleged that the costs in opposition to him, which he described as trumped-up, had been properly calculated and masterminded by the governor and his aides, to place him away and scuttle his governorship ambition.

The assertion reads: “Governor Nyesom Wike, throughout a thanksgiving service in a church, confirmed our issues and fears that the trumped-up expenses levelled in opposition to Hon. Farah Dagogo by the governor is a well-calculated try, masterminded by the governor and his co-conspirators to place Dagogo away and out of circulation and scuttle his governorship aspiration.

“On the thanksgiving service, the governor admitted in public what was being rumoured in non-public, that he wields a lot of affect on the judiciary and as such would frustrate and forestall any bail utility for Dagogo. We need to consider that the Judiciary stays the very hope for a good adjudication and the approaching days will inform us extra. 

“He equally justified his unlawful declaration of Dagogo as a cultist and a prison in conformity together with his try and tarnish the picture of the federal lawmaker.” 

He stated opposite to the governor’s declare, Dagogo isn’t a prison, claiming that he had neither been charged as prison nor convicted of any offence.

“His file stays unblemished,” he added. 


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