- A registrar at the Federal High Court in Bayelsa state has alleged that two lawyers representing the APC attempted to invade the chambers of Justice Jane Inyang
- According to the registrar, the lawyers came to demand copies of a court order and ruling issued by the judge
- Going further, he said the lawyers were told to come back but they refused and instead attempted to force their way into the judge's office
Two lawyers representing the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state were alleged to have attempted to invade the chambers of Justice Jane Inyang at the Federal High Court complex, Yenagoa.
The two lawyers according to Vanguard came to demand copies of the court order and ruling issued by the judge which stopped the supplementary elections in Brass Constituency 1.
The news medium said a court registrar explained that he had told the lawyers to come back the following day to enable the judge to conclude the typing of the document but the lawyers stormed out of his office and went to the chambers of the judge, demanding to forcefully gain access.
“Two lawyers who said they are representing the APC in Bayelsa state came to get copies of the interlocutory order issued by the Court last Friday in respect of the supplementary elections in Brass Constituency One.
“I told them to come back the following day as my Lordship said he was still typing the ruling and it was not ready yet, but they dashed out of my office and went to the chambers of the judge attempting to forcefully gain access to his Lordship.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dominated the Bayelsa state House of Assembly winning 19 seats, while the All Progressives Congress (APC), won four seats out of the 24 state constituencies.
Legit.ng also reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had so far concluded elections in 23 out of the 24 constituencies and one on hold due to court order.
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