A High Court sitting in Minna, Niger State, on Tuesday, October 12, ordered Alhaji Mohammed Barau Kontagora to cease parading himself because the seventh Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora.
Recall that the Niger State Government had on Wednesday October 6, introduced Mohammed Barau Kontagora because the Seventh Emir (Sarkin Sudan) of Kontagora.
The order adopted the listening to of on ex-parte movement introduced earlier than the court docket by 15 contestants for the throne.
The defendants within the movement had been the brand new emir, Mohammed Barau Kontagora, the Attorney General of Niger State, and the Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs.
The Judge, Justice Abdullahi Mikailu restrained the primary defendant, Mohammed Barau Kontagora, from parading himself because the seventh Emir “pending the hearing and determination of the plaintiff/applicants’ Motion on notice dated and filed on 11/10/2021.”
“An order of interim injunction is hereby made and issued retraining all of the defendants/respondents, their brokers, privies and/or another particular person by no matter title known as appearing on the authorities or individuals claiming and/or parading or presenting or putting in the first defendant by presenting a workers of workplace because the seventh Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora pending the listening to and willpower of the plaintiffs/candidates’ movement on discover dated and filed on 11/10/2022.” the court docket dominated.
The counsel to the plaintiffs, W. Y. Mamman Esq, had prayed the court docket to restrain the Barau from parading himself because the seventh Emir.
The case has been adjourned until October 20, 2022.