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Court Bars Kano Assembly from Amending Laws Pending Hearing on Motion

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A Kano State High Court has restrained Speaker, Kano State House Assembly from further proceeding with their move to amend Kano State Judiciary Funds Management Law 2022, Kano State Pension and Gratuity Armended (No 4) Law, 2023 and Kano State House of Assembly Service Conmission Amendments Law 2021, respectively pending the hearing and determination of motion on notice.

Justice Usman Mallam Naabba of Kano State High Court issued an exparte order, upon hearing the application by M. I Umar, counsel to the Applicants together with 19 paragraphs affidavit duly sworn to by Muntari Rabiu and Sule Aliyu, (Applicants)

The court further ordered that, “An order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the 3rd to 7th respondents and other Honourable members of the 3rd respondents from further deliberation on and further proceeding in respect of the proposed bills for amendment of Kano State Judiciary Funds
Management Law 2022, Kano State Pension and Gratuity Amendment (No.4) Law 2023, and Kano State House of Assembly, Service Commission (Amendment Law 2021) respectively.”

“An order of interim injunction is hereby granted mandating the 3rd to 7th respondents and other Honourable Members of the 3rd respondent to maintain status qou and stay of further action in respect the bills for amendment of Kano State Judiciary Funds Management Law 2022, Kano State Pension and Gratuity Anmendment (No.2) Law 2023, and Kano State House of Assembly, Service Commissionn(Amendment Law 2021) respectively pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.”

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The Applicants in the case included: Mukthar Rabiu Lawan and Sule Aliyu (Chairman and Secretary,) Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN Kano Branch.

While the Respondents included: Executive Governor of Kano State, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kano State House of Assembly, Deputy Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Majority Leader, and Minority Leader Kano Assembly.

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Case adjourned to 25th day of March, 2024 for hearing of the motion on notice.

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