Enugu state chief judge, Justice Innocent Umezulike, has inaugurated a 7-man impeachment panel to probe the alleged squandering and embezzlement of local government funds, amounting to 1.7 billion naira, by Chairman of Igbo-Eze North council area, of the state, Bonaventure Onu.
The Members of the panel, includes, Nestor Ezeme (Chairman), Comrade Uwakwe Ezeja (Secretary), Franca Asogwa, Tony Ugwudike, Simon Ossai, Magnus Eze and Ugwuanyi Benjamin.
In his remarks while swearing in the panel, Justice Umezulike applauded the Chairman and the panel members for being found worthy to be chosen for such important assignment.
The CJ, who was assisted by Justice Romanus Odugu, and a member of the Judicial Service Commission, (JSC) Ofoma Agbo, had enjoined the panel to discharge the onerous task without fear or favour.
The Chief Judge, also urged them to accord respect to all who appear before the panel in the course of their investigation, adding that they should equally give everyone fair hearing.