THE Benin Division of the Court of Appeal has nullified the dissolution of the Edo State Law Review Commission in 2008 and ordered that they be reinstated to complete their tenure.
The court said the commission would now continue its tenure from March 25, 2021, the day the judgment was given, to August 25, 2025.
In a unanimous decision of the three-man panel delivered by Justice Biobele Georgewill, the appellate court said the commission was a tenured committee and that the administration of Adams Oshiomhole that dissolved it did not pass through the laid down procedure. The appellants in the document marked No. B/375/OS/2009 are Elder Jonathan Aghimien (SAN), T. E. Ogbeide-Ihama and Edward Aigbanbe, while the Governor of Edo State, Attorney General and the State House of Assembly are the respondents.
In this article: