Inebehe Effiong’s Case: Akwa Ibom Chief Judge Withdraws From Case, Releases records of Proceedings of events
The Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom State, the Honourable Justice Ekaete Fabian-Obot has provided Inibehe Effiong Certified True Copy of the proceedings of High Court No 1, Uyo Judicial Division Akwa Ibom State.
This was made available 21 days after the conviction of Inibehe Effiong for contempt of court contrary to Sections 36(7) and 294(1) of the Constitution which stipulate that the parties to a cause or matter be furnished with duly authenticated copies of the decision of a trial court within seven days of the delivery thereof.
According to Effiong’s Lawyer, Nsikak Akai Esq., The Notice of Appeal against the conviction and sentence of one month imprisonment imposed on Inibehe Effiong will be filed on Thursday, August 18, 2022.
The Judge further withdrew from the case and stated that she will reassign the case when Effiong finishes his prison sentence.