Court stops Bauchi govt, SUBEB from awarding contracts


By Charles Agwam

Bauchi – The State High Court of Justice has issued a restraining order disallowing the Bauchi State government and the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) from proceeding with the award of 4.5 billion naira contract.

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar

Recall that the Governor-elect, through his spokesmen raised alarm over the award of contracts by the outgoing government amounting to N4,500,000.

A copy of the interim injunction obtained by Vanguard on Tuesday, showed that Justice S.I Zadawa issued the order following a suit filed by two plaintiffs; Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBOLAC) and Bauchi Assembly of Youths Political Actors (BAYOPA), praying the court to stop the defendants from awarding the said contract.

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The plaintiffs alleged that the outgoing government was setting a ‘financial trap for the incoming administration’ through the contracts while describing…

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