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Muhuyi Versus Kano Assembly: Court Fixes 28th January, 2022 For Judgement


Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice G Iyang has fixed 28th January, 2022 to deliver its judgement in a case of fundamental enforcement, initiated by former Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado, seeking the court to restrain Police from arresting and prosecuting him before Kano Magistrate Court.

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When the case resumed Tuesday for hearing, Counsel to Muhuyi Magaji urged the court to restrain Police and all other Respondents in the suit from arresting his client, he argued that there was an existing court order dated 23rd July, 2021 by Kano State High Court presided by Justice Sanusi Ado Ma,aji which restrained the Respondents from arresting the Applicant pending the hearing and determination of the case on notice.

In their submissions, Counsel to Speaker, Kano state House of Assembly and that of Inspector General of Police, Barrister Wada Ahmad Wada and SP Sunday Ekwe said Police were acting on Complaint of alleged forgery against the Applicant it recieved from Kano State House of Assembly.

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Ekwe told the court that Police as Investigating Institution has the power to receive a complaint from Nigerians.

” We received a complaint  from Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly and Accountant General, Kano State, after we conducted our investigation we sent the case file to Attorney General and Consquently filed a charge against him and the Applicant filed a case praying the Federal High Court to restrain Police from carrying out its constitutional mandates”

After the Court heard all the arguments from both Counsel, Justice Iyang slated 28th of January, 2022 for judgement.


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