Saturday, 13 August 2016

HON JUBRIL SUES HOUSE OF REPS SPEAKER,PRINICIPAL OFFICERS OVER PLANS TO SUSPEND HIM



The former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has sued the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, his deputy, Yusuf Lasun and other principal officers of the lower chamber over an alleged plan to suspend him.

In the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/595/2016, which commenced by way of writ of summons and filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja, August 9, Jibrin asked the court to restrain the House of Representatives and its principal officers from suspending him as member of the House.

Jibrin, an All Progressives Congress (APC) legislator representing Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State, also filed an ex-parte motion, seeking among others, an order restraining the defendants from taking steps to suspend him pending the determination of the substantive suit.

Listed as defendants in the suit are – The House of Representatives, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, Dogara, Lasun, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, Leo Ogor, Herman Hembe, Umar Mohammed Bago, Zakari Mohammed, Chike Okafor, Dan Asuquo, Jagaba Adams, Haliru Jika and Uzoma Abonta.

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