Court gives Nigeria Police Directive to evict  Deposed Emir Bayero From Palace

Court gives Nigeria Police Directive to evict Deposed Emir Bayero From Palace

Justice Amina Aliyu of the Kano state High Court has issued an interim injunction restraining the deposed Emir of Kano and other dethroned Emirs from parading themselves as Emirs. The order was given after an exparte application by the Applicants’ counsel, Barrister Ibrahim Wangida. The Applicants include the Kano Attorney General and Speaker Kano House of Assembly, while the Respondents include the deposed Emirs. The injunction is in the interest of peace in Kano, and the Commissioner of Police is to immediately evict the deposed Emir from the palace. The hearing of the motion on notice is scheduled for 11th June, 2024.

The order issued by the court today reads in part;

“That an order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Defendants either by themselves, servants, privies, and or any other persons or officers serving under them or acting in connection with any other person from parading themselves as Emirs of Kano, Bichi, Gaya, Rano and Karaye pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice filed by the Applicants.

That an order is hereby granted to the extent that the Commissioner of Police Kano State should immediately take the palace of the Emir of Kano situated being and lying at State Road Kano and evict the 1 Defendant/Respondent from the said palace pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice dated 24 May 2024.

That an order of this Court is hereby granted restraining the 1st 2nd 3rd 4th & 5th Defendants from parading themselves as Emirs of Kano, Bichi, Gaya, Rano and Karaye in the interest of peace in Kano pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

That an order is hereby made that 1- 5th Defendants be through the office of the Commissioner Police, Kano State who is to ensure immediate implementation of the order of the Hon. Court in the interest of justice.” 

BY – Eghosa-Osawe Jr

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