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Here is a report from daily trust on how Amaechi and others lobbied court judgements in favor of  APC candidates… Read below

“Justice Sylvester Ugwuta of the Supreme
Court, has narrated how former governor of Rivers state and Minister of
Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, lobbied to manipulate court judgments in
favour of the All Progressives Congress, APC and its candidates,
especially in Ekiti and Rivers states.
Recall that Justice Ugwuta’s house was invaded the DSS on 7th and 8th of October.
Justice Ugwuta in a letter dated 18th October, 2016, addressed to the
Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, 
Justice Mahmud Mohammed, narrated thus:
“My present plight started sometime between 2013 and 2014. I
represented the then Chief Justice of Nigeria in an event organised in
the International Conference Centre. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi came in late
and sat next to me at the high table. He introduced himself to me and we
exchanged contacts.
A few weeks after, Fayose’s case was determined in the Court of
Appeal. Amaechi called me 6.45 am. He said he had come to see me but
was told I had left for my office. When he said he would return in the
evening, I demanded to know what he wanted but he would not tell me. He
did not come that evening but came the following morning when I was
already prepared to go to work.
He begged me to ensure that Fayose’s election was set aside and
another election ordered for his friend Fayemi to contest. I told him I
would not help him and that even if I am on the panel I have only my one

After the Rivers State Governorship
election was determined the Court of Appeal, he called to tell me his
ears were full and he would like to tell me what he heard. I told him I
was out of Abuja at the time. On my return he came in the evening and
even before he sat down he barked “You have seen Wike”. I asked him
whether that was a question or a statement.
Then he made a call and asked me to speak with someone. The man he
called said he was a DSS man. We exchanged greetings and I handed the
phone to him. Next, he said “Oga is not happy”. I asked him who is the
unhappy “Oga” and he answered “Buhari”. I retorted “go and talk to his
wife”. He got very angry, and left, remarking “we shall see” several
Your Lordship may recall one morning when I pleaded not be on the
Panel for Rivers Appeal. Your Lordship said I was already on the Panel
and asked me to explain why I made the request to be excluded. When I
explained what transpired the previous night, Your Lordship told me
Amaechi had also attempted to influence other Justices.
My Lord, on the day we heard the appeal with your Lordship presiding,
we were allowed lunch break at 4.20 pm. The moment I got into my
Chambers he, Amaechi, called. When he told who was calling, I said to
him, “Your Excellency, you want to issue more threats”? He replied “Have
you been threatened before?” I replied “I know a threat when I hear one
even if veiled. In any case I will not talk to you” and I switched off
my phone.

The people who failed in their attempt to destroy me in Ebonyi in 2000
and in Enugu in Andy Uba’s case in the Court of Appeal, Enugu in 2009
are now supplying Amaechi with information to fight me for my negative
response to his demands, especially my answer to his statement that “Oga
was not happy”. This infuriated him and as he stormed out he said he
would deal with the situation”.

credit: Daily trust

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