Former Corper Drags INEC, NYSC To Court For Negligence

at 08:27 PM, 5/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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For allegedly neglecting her after she was involved in an accident during the voters’ registration exercise, a former National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, Catherine Nzegwu, has dragged the National Youth Service Corps and Independent National Electoral Commission to court.

Nzegwu, who had the accident before the 2011 general elections, is claiming N10m as exemplary damages and N50m for general damages – a copy of the court processes shows.

Nzegwu, who is a 2009 graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, was an Assistant Registration Officer (ARO II) with INEC in Opobo, Rivers State and was returning from there to her base at Community Secondary School, Umuozoche in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, at the end of the voters’ registration exercise, when she had the accident on February 6, 2011 sustaining injury on her right leg.

The plaintiff in a statement of claim filed by her lawyer, Okechukwu Okpala, at a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, averred that both the NYSC and INEC officials abandoned her and even failed to contact her family members for the period she was under admission in the hospital.

She said despite repeated appeals for help, the NYSC and INEC officials failed to assist her, adding that she could only walk with the aid of crutches.

Nzegwu therefore demanded that the insurance policy for corps members during the 2011 general elections, be activated for her benefit.

Published at: 08:27 PM, 5/11/2012 (6 years ago)
Author: Urchman
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Idbabe at 09:38 PM, 5/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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They are busy looting d national treasury dats y dey abandoned u. The balm of Gilead will give u a permanent cure my dear
winace at 10:39 PM, 5/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Dat was d rite move u took. Sue their ass so they won't do dat to any other person.
mallorca at 10:46 PM, 5/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Nothing is working in this yeye country

arsenal123 at 11:09 PM, 5/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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deboalabi262 at 01:05 AM, 6/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed

papadip at 02:08 AM, 6/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Justice will take its course
steve232 at 01:35 PM, 4/03/2013 (6 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
zezprincess at 02:25 PM, 27/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Eeeyaa,poor you,imagine abandoning you to your own fate,very wicked,they are only interested where money will come out,ndi ara,Nice&correct move you take,I pray that justice prevail.
moralemike07 at 03:14 PM, 5/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Only in Nigeria. Why will they treat her this way?


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