Court halts appointment of contemporary Emir of Kontagora


A Minna High Court, on Tuesday, ordered Mohammed Barau, the newly place in Emir of Kontagora, to quit parading himself because the Seventh Sarkin Sudan (Emir of Kontagora).

The expose adopted the hearing of an ex-parte stream introduced before the court docket by 15 contestants for the throne.

The defendants within the stream had been Mr Barau, the Attorney-Traditional of Niger Mutter and the Commissioner for Native Govt, Neighborhood Construction and Chieftaincy Affairs.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how Governor Abubakar Bello cancelled the appointment of Mr Barau following a petition by 46 other contestants for the throne alleging irregularities within the different process.

However about a weeks after the cancellation of the different process, the inform executive announced Mr Barau because the seventh Emir of Kontagora. The manager mentioned it found that the sooner desire procedure had been performed per the emirate’s law.

Then all over again, on Tuesday, Justice Abdullahi Mikailu restrained the major defendant, Mr Barau, from parading himself because the seventh emir, “pending the hearing and backbone of the plaintiff/candidates’ stream on see dated and filed on 11/10/2021.”

“An expose of interim injunction is hereby made and issued retraining your complete defendants/respondents, their agents, privies and/or every other person by whatever title called acting on the authorities or other folks claiming and/or parading or presenting or installing the 1st defendant by presenting a workers of inform of job because the Seventh Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora pending the hearing and backbone of the plaintiffs/candidates’ stream on see 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 Mr Barau from parading himself because the emir.

The hearing of the substantive case has been adjourned until October 20.

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