The Speaker, Imo state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins has sued Hon. Lawman Duruji, former lawmaker that represented Ehime Mbano local government area in the Imo state House of Assembly, over an alleged libel and criminal defamation of character.
“To say that the claimant forged his certificates and bribed Appeal court judges knowing the same to be untrue and without any foundation is not only dishonest and reckless but is calculated and politically designed to malign and blackmail the Speaker for political and monetary gains.
KC Nwufo (SAN), filed an N1bn suit against Lawman Duruji before the High Court of Imo state after lawman Duruji failed to apologize to the Speaker.
The media office of the Speaker confirmed the suit to reporters yesterday.