Court sets aside suspension of LG boss in Niger for lack of due process


A State High Court sitting in Minna, has set aside the purported suspension of the Chairman, Shiroro Local Government Council,  Comrade Suleiman Dauda Chukuba as earlier pronounced by the Council Legislature  recently in the state over an alleged financial impropriety levelled against the council boss.

The Presiding Judge, Hon. Justice Mohammed Adishetu Mohammed of High Court 4, Minna, while handing down his judgement on a suit filed against the defendants in the matter, ruled that the council legislature failed to follow the due process in the suspension of the chairman and declared their action as null and void.

Tribune Online gathered that with this judgment, that the Justice Halima…

Source: Nigerian Tribune