February 6th , 2023


Marfo Collins

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Bunch sorts out #FreeInibeheEffiong fight in Uyo

Activists from various gatherings organized a dissent on Friday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom Statedemanding the arrival of the privileges legal counselor, Inibehe Effiong.

Effiong was shipped off jail last week by Akwa Ibom State Chief Judge Ekaette Obot for supposed scorn of court.

Fighting gatherings incorporate the Citizen Liberation Movement, the National Association of University Students, the Akwa Ibom Chapter and the Itu Local Government Area Youth Representative in the state.

The head of one of the gatherings, Ofonime Honesty, let PREMIUM TIMES know that dissent bunches walked from Ikpa Road, where Uyo University is, to Wellington Bassey Way, where the town hall is.

A joined group of police impeded the entry to the complex and kept the gatherings from entering.

The police group pioneer apparently said thanks to the dissenters for their efficient lead and cautioned them not to permit hooligans to penetrate their positions.

Mr. Honesty, who is a writer in the state, let our columnist know that the police group pioneer who let them know that the main adjudicator was not accessible to address them by the by vowed to convey his message.

Inibehe Effiong

Mr. Effiong's capture, on the sets of Ms. Obot, has drawn judgment across Nigeria.

Different gatherings, including the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), have uncovered imperfections in the system embraced by Obot to imprison the attorney.

NBA president Olumide Akpata said the appointed authority denied the common freedoms legal counselor a fair hearing prior to condemning him to 30 days in jail.

"Considering the abovementioned and contingent upon the result of our examinations, the NBA might be expected to take this make a difference to the National Judicial Council," Akpata said.

On July 27, Ms. Obot sent Mr. Effiong to jail while the legal counselor showed up before her to support his client in a criticism case.

The client, Leo Ekpenyong, is the litigant in the criticism claim documented by Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel.

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