Shehu Sani urged FG to respect court order on suspended DG of SEC

Shehu Sani urged FG to respect court order on suspended DG of SEC

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has advised the federal government to obey the order of the National Industrial on the director general of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).

On his Twitter page on Friday, May 31, the senator said that the SEC's director general, Mounir Gwarzo, should be reinstated with immediate effect.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday, May 30, ordered the immediate reinstatement of Gwarzo to his position.

Justice Sanusi Kado, in his judgment, held that the minister of finance, named as the second defendant in the suit, lacked the power to suspend the claimant.

Kado, who dismissed three issues raised by defence counsel through their preliminary objection, ruled that the suit was not status barred.

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He held that since there was a cause of action in the claimant’s suit, he (the claimant) had the right to commence the suit by way of originating summon. Kado further held that the issue in dispute was not about the position of the claimant as the DG of the Commission, the bone of contention was who had the power to suspend him.

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