Court to hear contempt proceedings against Emefiele on June 13


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By Joy Kaka

An FCT High Court in Kubwa has fixed June 13, to hear contempt proceedings against the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to enable the applicant, Godwin Emmanuel respond to a motion on notice served on him.

Justice Bello Kawu fixed the date after Emmanuel’s counsel, Maxwell Okpara and the CBN Governor’s counsel, Nasir Dangiri, SAN, greed to adjourn the matter for their motions to be heard.

Okpara had told the court that he was served a motion by Dangiri  on April 16 at close of work adding that he had seven days to respond to it.

Kawu had earlier read a letter sent by the judgement debtor, Unity Bank asking for the court to stand down the proceeding in the interest of justice to enable them conclude their processes to bring to the court to represent her interest in the matter.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Okpara, on behalf of his client…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria

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