Court orders release of Sanusi

March 13, 2020
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The Federal High Court in Abuja on has ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, on exile at Awe, a town in Nasarawa State.

The order came Friday, four days after he was dethroned.

Justice Anwuli Chikere granted the interim order following an ex parte application moved by his lead counsel, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) on Friday.

The judge also ruled that the order for Sanus’s  release should be served on the respondents to the application: IGP Muhammed Adamu; the Director-General of the Department of State Service, Yusuf Bichi; the Attorney-General of Kano State, Ibrahim Muktar; and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN).

The judge adjourned further hearing till March 26.

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