Bayelsa appeals ceding of oil wells to Rivers

Mon Jan 13th, 2020 - Abuja (FCT)

Bayelsa State Government has appealed the judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the oil wells to Rivers State.

The disputed oil wells were located between Bayelsa and Rivers.

The Solicitor General of Bayelsa, Mr. Preye Agada, who led the state’s legal team to file the appeal on behalf of the attorney-general, said that the state was seeking a stay of execution of the judgement delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo on December 26, 2019 pending the resolution of the matter.




source: Guardian