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Court to deliver judgment on traders vs Ebonyi govt suit July 29

Court to deliver judgment on traders vs Ebonyi govt suit July 29 - Traders, the presiding judge, judgment, for judgment, fixed july, court, adjourned until july

An Abakaliki High , presided by Justice Vincent Nwankwo, has 29 in a suit filed by at the Abakaliki Regional Market against Ebonyi state government.
The are challenging the alleged unlawful process adopted by the state government in issuing revocation order to owners of stalls and buildings in the market
The had at its last sitting on June 22 10 in the matter.
Absence of , however, forced the parties in the dispute to pick a new date for the .
Mr Clement Aiyamekhue, who represented Mr Anthony Ani (SAN) and lead counsel to the plaintiffs, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the expected could not be delivered due to the absence of .
According to him, the clerk of the court informed the counsel representing parties in the dispute that the judge was unavoidably absent. “We came for the judgment because the court at the last sitting in June 10 for judgment.
“Counsel to the parties in the dispute were just informed that the court will not be sitting due to the unavoidable absence of the judge and we have agreed on a new date and the court has graciously 29 for judgment,” Aiyamekhue said.
Recalled that Mr Ikechukwu Nwobo, former commissioner for special projects, had in a letter dated Feb. 13, directed traders at the building materials section of the regional market to vacate the market before March 25.
The traders, Messrs Chibogu Nwite, Fredrick Odanwu, Dennis Osuachala, Benedith Nwosu and others, who are plaintiffs in the matter, sued the Ebonyi Government on behalf of themselves and other concerned traders in the market.
According to the plaintiffs, the order violated their rights to occupancy of the said parcels or plots of land they are occupying after legally acquiring them from the Abakaliki Local Government Council. (NAN)

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