Drama As Federal Court Orders Eviction Of Emir Sanusi After State Court Halted His Eviction

Drama As Federal Court Orders Eviction Of Emir Sanusi After State Court Halted His Eviction
  • PublishedMay 28, 2024

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday ordered the eviction of the reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from Gidan Rumfa Palace.

This was coming after a Kano High Court restrained the police, the state Security Service, and the Nigerian Military from evicting the reinstated Emir.

The Federal court also ordered the police to ensure all rights and privileges due to the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Bayero be given to him.

Justice S. A. Amobeda, who gave the ex-parte order that the order was made in the interest of justice and the maintenance of peace in Kano.

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The order states, “An order of interim injunction restraining the Respondents either by themselves, their agents, servants, privies or any other person or authority from inviting, arresting, detaining, threatening, intimidating, harassing the Applicant, raiding, tempering with;

“…or visiting the Applicant’s in order to arrest or infringe on his right or in any other way infringe or attempt to infringe the Applicant’s rights pending the hearing and determination of the Originating Motion.

“An order restraining the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Respondents and all other Respondents from denying the applicant to use his official residence and palace at the Emir’s Palace, Kofar Kudu;

“…as well as enjoyment of all rights and privileges accrued to him by virtue of being Emir of Kano State and to evicting anything, anybody residing within the palace illegally pending the hearing and the determination of the originating summons.”

The suit was adjourned to June 4, 2024, for a hearing.

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