Bight Newspaper reports that a fresh political crisis is looming in Rivers State as the State House of Assembly has sent a letter to Governor Siminalayi Fubara, directing him to withdraw some recent appointments.

Bight Newspaper learnt that the lawmakers are accusing Governor Fubara of gross misconduct regarding the recent appointments.

Contained in a letter, signed by Hon. Martin Amaewhule, the Speaker, and confirmed by journalists, the Rivers State House of Assembly alleges that Governor Fubara made three appointments to lead three parastatals without adhering to the existing laws.

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The letter instructed Governor Fubara to withdraw these appointments with immediate effect.

The Rivers State House of Assembly referenced relevant sections of the Constitution to support their accusation against the Governor.

The letter states that Goodlife Ben was appointed Acting Chairman of the Local Government Service Commission, Dr Ine Briggs as Acting Director-General of the Bureau for Public Procurement, and Tonte Davies as Acting Administrator of the New Cities Development Authority, all without following the proper legitimate procedures for such appointments.

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“These appointments are in violation of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and therefore constitute a gross misconduct and abuse of power on your part. We call on you to withdraw the appointments without further delay. Accept assurances of our warm regards”, the House Speaker said in the letter.

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