www.odogwublog.com reports that an Nnewi High court has adjourned hearing and cross examination of PW2 in the matter between the Anambra state governor, the state Attorney General and Pharmacist Reuben Oknongwu and others for Nnewi over the ownership of Nkwo-Nnewi land.

The defense counsel, N.J Nwankwo was not in the court matter when called up for hearing but the judge, Hon Justice O. M. Anyachebelu stepped down the case momentarily for the government lawyer to appear.

After two other cases were heard, the government lawyer, Nwankwo appeared and apologized that the date was not reflected  in her diary. She also claimed to have some health issues but expressed her determination to carry on with the matter.

When the PW2, Chief Boniface Obi was called out for cross examination, the counsel to the state government showed some signs of fatigue and the judge promptly asked her to apologize to the Nnewi legal team and ask for adjournment.

The head of the Nnewi legal team, Chief A. J. Ofia(SAN) after yesterday's hearing ruled out the possibility of the government lawyers adopting a delay tactics. She however said that there is need for cost to be awarded for the  inconvenience caused her team.

Meanwhile the legal tussle which started in 2014 when the state government allegedly took over the Nkwo-Nnewi ancestral land would continue on 30th January 2018.