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EMPIRE ENERGY OBTAINS JUDGEMENT TO RECLAIM LAND, DEPUTY SHERIFF IMO STATE HIGH COURT FINED N100,000 FINE

EMPIRE ENERGY OBTAINS JUDGEMENT TO RECLAIM LAND, DEPUTY SHERIFF IMO STATE HIGH COURT FINED N100,000 FINE

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By Stanley Okehie An Owerri High Court, yesterday January 25th, 2021 delivered judgment in favour of Empire Energy Mega Station over large expanse of land where the multi-billion naira investment is situated. The High Court of Imo State presided over by Hon. Justice K.A Ojiako delivered a ruling in Suit No: HOW/919/2013 – Dr. Philip Njemanze vs The Governor of Imo State & Ors; setting aside the purported execution of the judgement, delivered by Honourable Justice N.B Ukoha (rtd) on 28/11/2019, on Empire Energy Aba Road on 5/8/2020 as being fraudulent. The court also awarded cost of N100,000 against the Deputy Sheriff for the wrongful act. Recall that on the 5th of August, 2020, Justice N.B Ukoha (rtd) had delivered a judgement ceding the parcel of land where Empire Energy...