Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has called for the resignation of the President, Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa for alleged open display of personal interest  in constituting a questionable three- man panel of the Appellate Court to hear an appeal by a former council chairman of Asari – Toru local government area of Rivers State, Ojukaye Flag – Amachree.
The said Ojukaye Flag – Amachree,  who is currently remanded in prison custody and awaiting trial  is facing a three count charge of conspiracy and murder having been accused of shooting to death one Smart  Soberekon to death in Buguma, headquarters of the local government during April 11, 2015 general election.
At a briefing in Lagos yesterday, CLO, President, Comrade Igho  Akeregha said, the call for the resignation of the President of the Court of Appeal, is predicated on alleged bias, an obvious act of potential abuse of judicial powers and perceived compromise as as clear demonstration of political partisanship in the trial of the said Amachree.
The CLO boss said the way and manner the three man panel was set up by the President of Court of Appeal, smacks of bias and attempt to derail the course of justice.
The CLO, he said became curious when the panel of appeal in the Port Harcourt Court of Appeal, which refused to grant bail on health grounds to Amachree is being substituted by another panel set up by the President of the Court of Appeal without any reason.
Akeregha said: ” The CLO has chosen the option to raise this alarm and urge the Chief Justice of Nigeria to curb the excesses of Hon. Justice  Bulkachuwa  and relieve her of the sensitive position  of Court of Appeal President as it now appears obvious to any discerning mind that the singular reason for which she hurriedly

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