Court declares Ndume’s suspension from Senate illegal


Orders Senate to pay his outstanding salaries, allowances
Senate heads for Appeal Court, Monday

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Levinus Nwabughiogu

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, nullified the 90 days suspension that was handed to Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume by the Senate.

The court, in a judgment that was delivered by Justice Babatunde Quadri, ordered the Senate and its President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to pay the embattled lawmaker who is representing Borno South Senatorial District, all his outstanding salaries and allowances.

 Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume 

Meanwhile, the Senate has resolved to appeal the judgement. In a swift reaction, the Senate’s Attorney in the matter, Mr. Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, in a release made available to Saturday Vanguard yesterday said that the Senate has disagreed with the ruling and would on Monday, next week, file an…

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