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Certificate forgery: Court okays summon on Gov. Bindow

By Kabiru R. Anwar, Yola on 29/10/2018

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•Governor Bindow
•Governor Bindow

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court presided over by Justice B.O. Quadri has okayed accelerated hearing in a certificate forgery case filed against Adamawa State Governor Jibrilla Bindow.

The case was filed by a group, Incorporated Trustees of Global Integrity Crusade Network.

Those joined as defendants were the West African Examination Council, the Independent National Electoral Commission, the All Progressives Congress and the Nigeria Police.

Ruling on the application for a motion experte brought before him on October 22, Justice Quadri granted the prayers of the plaintiff for accelerated hearing as well as leave to serve originating summons on Jibrilla and the WAEC at their respective addresses in Adamawa and Lagos.

“The leave is hereby granted to the plaintiff/Applicant  to serve the concurrent originating summons and other accompanying Court processes  filed herewith on the 1st and 2nd Defendants outside the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja  particularly at their respective addresses to wit: The 1st Respondent at Adamawa State  Government House,Yola,Adamawa State while the 2nd Respondent (WAEC)  should be served at No. 221, Hussey  STREET, YABA, ,LAGOS.”

“That further leave is hereby granted to the plaintiff/applicant to serve the Concurrent Originating Summons and other accompanying Court processes on the 1st defendant personally albeit by substituted means through the DHL Courier Service”, the judge ordered.

He ordered that “the case be heard on accelerated hearing as the business of this court permits”.

Sourced from Daily Trust report

Source News Express

Posted 29/10/2018 12:22:50 PM





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