ADVERTISEMENT

Court adjourns hearing on Kano Emirship tussle suit until July 4

Court granted an order restraining 1st 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th respondents from parading themselves as Emirs in the interest of peace in Kano.

Court adjourns hearing on Kano Emirship tussle suit until July 4 [Vanguard News]

The Attorney General of Kano State, Speaker Kano State House of Assembly and Kano State House of Assembly, through their counsel Ibrahim Isah-Wangida Esq, filed a motion exparte dated May 27.

The applicants are seeking an order restraining the 15th emir, Aminu Ado-Bayero, and four other dethroned emirs of Bichi, Rano, Gaya and Karaye from parading themselves as traditional rulers.

The respondents are; Ado-Bayero, Alhaji Nasiru Ado-Bayero, Bichi emir; Dr Ibrahim Abubakar ll, emir of Karaye; Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad-Inuwa, emir of Rano and Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya, emir of Gaya.

ADVERTISEMENT

Others are the Inspector-General of Police, Director of State Security Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Nigeria Army.

When the case came up for hearing on all pending applications, Counsel to the applicants, Eyitayo Fatogun SAN, informed the court that he was served with five processes on July 1, at about 6:30 pm by the first respondent.

“My lord we received the respondent five processes yesterday evening and we have filed all our responses.

“We urge the court to give us 30 minutes to stand down to enable us serve the respondent with our responses”

Counsel to Ado-Bayero, Abdul Muhammed SAN, opposed the 30-minute stand down and sought an adjournment to enable him to reply and file all their applications.

ADVERTISEMENT

Justice Amina Adamu-Aliyu, adjourned the matter until July 4, for a hearing of all pending applications and originating motions.

NAN reports that the court had on May 27, granted an order of interim injunction restraining the 1st 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th respondents by themselves, servants, and privies, from parading themselves as Emirs in the interest of peace in Kano.

NAN also reports that the State House of Assembly on May 23, dissolved all the four newly created Emirate councils in the state and Gov. Abba Kabir-Yusuf, reappointed Lamido Sanusi, as the Emir of Kano.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Why gatemen, drivers, apprentices can’t earn less than ₦70K – Akpabio

Why gatemen, drivers, apprentices can’t earn less than ₦70K – Akpabio

4 WAEC officials detained for refusing to answer Reps' questions on accountability

4 WAEC officials detained for refusing to answer Reps' questions on accountability

Reps call for suspension of NMDPRA boss after Dangote Refinery remarks

Reps call for suspension of NMDPRA boss after Dangote Refinery remarks

VP Shettima launches mission for Nigeria to overtake global economy

VP Shettima launches mission for Nigeria to overtake global economy

Atiku blasts FG's move to stifle peaceful protests

Atiku blasts FG's move to stifle peaceful protests

Police claim rescue of kidnapped corps members, but victims claim ₦5m ransom was paid

Police claim rescue of kidnapped corps members, but victims claim ₦5m ransom was paid

AfDB president Adesina backs Dangote in dispute against FG

AfDB president Adesina backs Dangote in dispute against FG

'The fight against flood starts with you,' NSCDC official tells Nigerians

'The fight against flood starts with you,' NSCDC official tells Nigerians

Sanwo-Olu administration says Lagosians have no reason to protest

Sanwo-Olu administration says Lagosians have no reason to protest

Pulse Sports

Ronaldo vs Messi: Chelsea legend N'Golo Kante wastes no time in picking the GOAT

Ronaldo vs Messi: Chelsea legend N'Golo Kante wastes no time in picking the GOAT

Paris 2024: Okocha, Messi, Eto'o and 8 legends that have won Olympics football gold medal

Paris 2024: Okocha, Messi, Eto'o and 8 legends that have won Olympics football gold medal

Usain Bolt shuts down Noah Lyles's bullish character speaking with Nigerian legendary footballer Mikel Obi

Usain Bolt shuts down Noah Lyles's bullish character speaking with Nigerian legendary footballer Mikel Obi

Osimhen to get ₦7 billion salary increment with PSG move

Osimhen to get ₦7 billion salary increment with PSG move

Bukayo Saka and Kanu model Lagos-themed Arsenal away jersey for the 2024/25 season

Bukayo Saka and Kanu model Lagos-themed Arsenal away jersey for the 2024/25 season

Michelle Alozie Net Worth: Age, Profile, Career, Salary, Husband, How Rich is she in 2024?

Michelle Alozie Net Worth: Age, Profile, Career, Salary, Husband, How Rich is she in 2024?

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT