• Sun. Apr 21st, 2024

Court Restrains Kano Govt From Demolishing Buildings

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has restrained the Kano State government and its agents from demolishing some buildings located in BUK road.

Ruling on motion Ex-Parte filed on behalf of Saminu Muhammad, Justice S.A Amobeda barred the Kano government from demolishing the applicant’s property located at No. 41 and 43 Salanta, along BUK Road, Kano.

Joined as respondents in the suit are: the Attorney-General of Kano State, the Solicitor General of Kano State, the Governor of Kano State, the Kano State government, and the Kano State Bureau for Land Management.

Others are Kano State Urban Planning and Development Authority, Inspector-General of Police, Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police, Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

The court, after listening to the motion moved by counsel for the plaintiff, Nasiru Aliyu (SAN), ordered accelerated hearing of the case and adjourned the suit until July 10.

Abdullahi Jalaluddeen