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Federal Government orders Bayelsa Chief Judge to swear in Wike as Rivers state Governor on May 29

Chief Nyesom Wike
Chief Nyesom Wike

Following the protracted impasse that has left Rivers State without a substantive Chief Judge, the Federal Government, Tuesday, directed the Chief Judge of Bayelsa State to swear-in the Governor-elect of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, on May 29, according to vanguardngr.

The directive for the Bayelsa Chief Judge to administer the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office on‎ Wike was contained in a press statement that was issued by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, SAN.

The press statement read: “The general public, particularly the government and people of Rivers State, are hereby invited to take note of this development and appreciate the fact that the invitation extended to the Chief Judge of Bayelsa State to administer the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office on the Governor-elect of Rivers State on May 29, 2015 is in accordance with the Constitution and should therefore be respected by all and sundry”.

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