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Court stops National Assembly from taking over Bauchi State Assembly

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Segun Adewale


As the National Assembly received a report from the committee it sent to Bauchi State to probe the leadership crisis rocking the state assembly since its inauguration last month, the state High Court has on Monday issued an order of interim injunction ordering that the present speaker and deputy speaker in the person of Abubakar Suleiman and Danlami Kawule should continue leading the house of assembly pending the determination of the suit before it.


Justice Muazu Abubakar who issued the order fixed October 3rd 2019 for hearing of the motion and substantive application filed by the speaker, deputy speaker and other 11 members of the assembly who participated in the house’ election.


Abubakar said after listening to and considering the submissions made by the lawyers of the applicants Barrister Jibrin Sa’id Jibrin, A.S Idris and U.K Adam, he hereby ordered that status qou between the parties in the suit be maintained until the determination of the motion on notice.


Our correspondent  reports that the respondents in the suit include the National Assembly, speaker house of representatives, the house of representatives committee members, the clerk of the National Assembly and clerk of the house of representatives.


Others are; the inspector general of police, director general department of state services, commissioner of police Bauchi State command and director of department of state services Bauchi State Command and the state governor.


This is coming even as the National Assembly received a report from the Committee it sent to Bauchi State to probe the leadership crisis rocking the State Assembly since its inauguration last month.


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