El-Rufai Vs Kaduna Meeting: Courtroom adjourns listening to to July 17


The Federal Excessive Courtroom sitting in Kaduna has adjourned to seventeenth July, 2024 the listening to of the case filed by a former governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, towards the State Home of Meeting and the Legal professional Common of the State.

El-Rufai is difficult the home’s committee report which accused him of corruption.

On the graduation of the listening to of the case on Monday, counsel to the primary respondent, the Kaduna State Home of Meeting, Sani Katu, SAN, knowledgeable the court docket that they have been within the technique of submitting a discover of preliminary objection to problem the court docket’s jurisdiction to listen to the case.

The counsel, subsequently, requested an extension of time to allow them to file all their functions on the case filed towards his shopper by the applicant, Nasir El-Rufai.

The plea was additionally superior by the Commissioner of Justice and Legal professional Common of Kaduna State, Sule Shauaibu, SAN, who’s a defendant within the case.

On his half, counsel to the applicant, Sule Umoru, didn’t oppose the appliance for the extension of time.

After listening to all of the submissions made by the counsels, the presiding choose, Justice Rilwan M. Aikawa, adjourned the case to seventeenth July, 2024 to allow the respondents to file all their functions together with the substantive utility.

Recall that El-Rufai had on twenty sixth June, 2024, filed a case on the Federal Excessive Courtroom Kaduna to problem the probe report of the Kaduna State Home of Meeting which indicted him for corruption throughout his eight-year administration.

Amongst different claims, he requested the court docket to declare the Meeting report null and void for violating his proper to a good listening to as assured below the Structure, since he was not invited by the Home to defend himself towards all of the allegations leveled towards him.

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