JUST IN: Court Declines Tambuwal’s Application For Injunction Against House Re-Convening

JUST IN: Court Declines Tambuwal’s Application For Injunction Against House Re-Convening

By Joseph Emmanuel | Staff Reporter on November 3, 2014
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File: Former speaker of the House Of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal

The Federal High Court Abuja had on Monday, November 3, 2014 heard and declined a motion for an exparte injunction filed by Honorable Aminu Tambuwal over his defection.

Tambuwal had in the application, prayed the court for an injunction to restrain the House of Representatives from reconvening and from having any meeting to remove him as the Speaker of the House.

The Court also decline the application for an order of court directing the Inspector General of Police to restore the security aides of Tambuwal’

Hon Justice A. R. Mohammed, who declined the application, also ordered the applicants to serve the motions on the defendants to afford them the opportunity of responding and showing cause why the injunction should not be granted.

The judge, however, directed that parties maintain status quo till Friday, November 7, 2014 for the defendants to react to the applications and show reasons why the application should not be granted.

It was reported that a memorandum of conditional appearance wad filed by Counsel to the Federal Government, Dr. Fabian Ajogwu SAN and Mr. Ade Okeaya-Inneh SAN.

Tambuwal who recently defected from the PDP to the APC had sued the the Attorney General of the Federation, the Deputy Speaker House of Reps, Inspector General of Police, , INEC, , PDP, and the PDP Chairman seeking to take his position.

The case has been adjourned to Friday, November 7, 2014.

 

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