ANOTHER SUPREME COURT JUDGE ACCUSES AMAECHI AND APC OF SEEKING MEANS OF MANIPULATING RULINGS
First on the note with accusation coming from justice Inyang Okoro against the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, of seeking to manipulate a court judgement, another judge has filed similar allegations.
Justice Sylvester Ungwuta, also of the Supreme Court, accused Mr. Amaechi of attempting swift manipulation on him to rule in favour of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress in an election dispute.
All the arrested judges were later released on bail.
Like Mr. Okoro, Mr. Ungwuta also addressed his letter, sourced from online news medium, The Nigerian Times, to the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
In the letter, Mr. Ungwuta narrated his version of how he was arrested by SSS officials. He accused the agency of “planting huge sums of money” in his house when it was searched.
Apart from accusing Mr. Amaechi of plotting to manipulate him to rule in favour of the APC in the Ekiti election dispute, Mr. Ungwuta also accused the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, of also seeking his help