- The Kano state high court has taken a stand on the legal proceedings on the bribery allegation levied on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje
- The court on Monday, November 5, issued an interim injunction restraining the Kano state House of Assembly from probing the case
- The case, by the ruling of Justice A.T. Badamasi, the presiding judge, has been adjourned to Monday, November 12, for hearing
A 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, TVC News reports.
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The court's decision came after a suit filed by the plaintiff Muhammad Zubair for himself and the representative of national coordinator of lawyers for sustainable democratization of Nigeria, against three defendants that includes Kano state house of assembly, chairman of investigative committee Baffa Babba Dan Agundi and the attorney general of the state and commissioner of justice.
Justice A. T. Badamasi, the presiding judge, ordered the parties involved to stay with the status quo pending the hearing of the motion on notice. The case has been adjourned to Monday, November 12, for hearing.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported that the publisher of news website Daily Nigerian, Jafar Jafar, had arrived in Kano for a meeting with the state House of Assembly committee investigating the bribery allegation against Ganduje.
Jafar met with the committee which was set up on Monday, October 15, to investigate the authenticity of the video clip published by his website, allegedly showing the governor receiving bribe from contractors, a claim Ganduje has described as false.
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