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Alleged Bribery: Court Stops Kano Assembly From Probing Ganduje

Alleged Bribery: Court Stops Kano Assembly From Probing Ganduje
November 05
19:01 2018

The State High Court sitting in Kano has issued an interim injunction restraining the Kano State House of Assembly from investigating the bribery allegation against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, ChannelsTV reports.


The presiding judge, Justice A.T. Badamasi gave the order, on Monday, while ruling on an ex-parte application by one Muhammad Zubair, the National Coordinator of ‘Lawyers for Sustainable Democration of Nigeria’.

Justice Badamasi granted the application filed on behalf of the plaintiff by his counsel, Mr Nuraini Jimoh. He held that the respondents were served before the close of work today while the hearing of the case should be accelerated.

Justice Badamasi also issued a four-day ultimatum for the respondents to respond to the application and ordered the parties involved to ‘maintain status quo ante’ pending the hearing of the motion on notice. He thereafter adjourned the case till Monday next week for the hearing.

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