NNPP crisis: Kano court squashes Kwankwaso suspension

A Kano High Court, presided over by Justice Usman Malam Naábba, has restrained the expulsion of former presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People Party ( NNPP) Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso from the NNPP.

According to his ruling , Justice Naábba in an ex-parte order ,made also, set aside the purported suspension of Rabiu Kwankwaso ,as a member of the applicant and restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission from recognising the purported suspension pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

While the Applicant in the suit is New Nigeria Peoples Party and the Respondents are , Chief Boniface O. Aniebonam, Gilbert Agbo Major, Barr. Tony Christopher Obioha, Comrade Ogini Olaposi, Hajia Rekia Zanlaga, Mark Usman, Umar A. Jubril and Alhaji Adebanju Wasiu.

Others are Alhaji Tajudeen Adebayo, Alhaji Mamoh Garuba, AbdulRasaq Abdulsalam, Barr. Abiola Henry Olarotimi, Engr. Babayo Abdullahi Mohammed, Alhaji Ibrahim Yahaya, Chinonso Adiofu, Prince Sunday Chukwuemeka, Barr. Jonathan Chineme Ibeogu and the Independent National Electoral Commission.

However, the court after hearing the counsel of the applicant, Barr. Y.Y. Dansulaiman, Justice Na’ábba stopped the respondents or their agents from issuing press release or granting interviews, as national officers, leaders or members of the applicant pending the hearing and determination of the case.


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