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Inibehe Effiong: Justice Obot bows to pressure, releases proceedings

The Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom State, Justice Ekaete Fabian-Obot on Thursday bowed to pressure. She furnished Inibehe Effiong with the Certified True Copy of the proceedings of High Court No 1, Uyo Judicial Division Akwa Ibom State today, Wednesday, August 17, 2022

According to Nsikak Akai, a lawyer with Effiong’s, the certified true copy of the record of proceedings was made available 21 days after the conviction of Inibehe Effiong for contempt of court contrary to Sections 36(7) and 294(1) of the Constitution which stipulate that the parties to a cause or matter be furnished with duly authenticated copies of the decision of a trial court within seven days of the delivery thereof.

Inibehe Effiong

The Notice of Appeal against the conviction and sentence of one month imprisonment imposed on Inibehe Effiong will be filed on Thursday, August 18, 2022.

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