Lawyer abandons case in Chevron rural development foundation crisis

Lawyer abandons case in Chevron rural development foundation crisis

The crisis of management rocking Chevron Nigeria Limited’s host communities in the Brass and Southern Ijaw Area Govt Places of Bayelsa State has taken a new twist with the law firm to 6 suspended associates, Foubai Pereyi, withdrawing his illustration in their match.

The 8 oil-manufacturing communities designed up of Koluama 1 & 2, Ezetu 1 & 2, Foropa, Fish town, Ekeni and Sangana are below the auspices of KEFFES Rural Improvement Foundation and they host oil amenities operated by the Chevron Nigeria Restricted.

Pereyi also tendered an unreserved apology to the KEFFES RDF for his involvement in its lingering crisis, even though denying authorising a push statement purportedly issued in his title.

He conveyed his apology and withdrawal of authorized solutions as a result of a letter dated November 9, 2021 and dealt with to the chairman, Board of Trustees and users of the basis.

Pereyi, in a copy of the letter received on Friday by our correspondent, stated, “I am compelled by modern developments to formally render an unreserved apology to the chairman, users of the standard assembly, Board of Trustees and associates of the host communities of KEFFES Rural Progress Foundation for my involvement in new things to do and affairs of the basis, for which I wholeheartedly apologise.

“Moving ahead, for own motives, I have withdrawn my even further illustration in this make any difference and the situation file has been forwarded to my former consumer.”

In the meantime, just one of the suspended six users from Fish town, Noel Ikonikumo, has also tendered his apology and sought pardon for currently being portion of the parallel government of the foundation formed by its chairman, Tibidei Amadein, who is also underneath suspension.

Ikonikumo, who was appointed secretary of the parallel government, in his letter of apology dated November 3, 2021, apologised for attending the meeting convened by Amadein wherever they allegedly altered the substantive KEFFES RDF leadership led by Sele-epri Matthew.

He explained, “I attended the conference because of to misinformation. I, for that reason, render an unreserved apology to the chairman, Mr Sele-epri Matthew, members of the BoT and the complete users of KEFFES RDF. Pardon me for this gross blunder.”

The 6 customers had been suspended at an crisis meeting on Oct 30 presided around by Sele-epri for allegedly making an attempt to use improper interpretation of the ruling of a condition High Courtroom to modify the foundation’s leadership.

The court docket experienced ruled in a go well with filed by Amadein that the foundation should carry out yet another election. But a movement for remain of execution was submitted prior to the Court docket of Attraction in Port Harcourt, Rivers Condition.


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