Ex-Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, Initiates Formal Grievance Process Against Chief Judge


The recently dismissed Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr Philip Shaibu, has initiated a formal grievance process against the State’s Chief Judge, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, by reaching out to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola.

Mr. Shaibu is seeking authorization to file a formal petition through the National Judicial Council, chaired by Ariwoola, against Okungbowa for alleged abuse of office, misconduct, and violation of oath of office.

The request was conveyed in a letter signed by Adaze Emwanta, a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation under Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Emwanta’s letter is a formal plea to acquire a complaint form as stipulated by the Judicial Discipline Regulations 2017, enabling Mr. Shaibu to lodge his complaint against the chief judge.

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This move comes in the aftermath of Shaibu’s impeachment earlier in the week by the Edo State House of Assembly which followed the findings of a seven-man panel established by Justice Okungbowa, which investigated and substantiated accusations of misconduct and perjury against Mr. Shaibu, leading to his removal from office.

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