UPDATED: Court Restrains Gov Ganduje From Acting On Investigative Report On Emir Sanusi

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday restrained Governor Abdullahi Ganduje , the  State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission with the Attorney General from acting on the Preliminary Report of Investigation In Respect of Petition of Financial Misappropriation against  Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

The Presiding Judge , Justice Obiora Atuegwu Egwuatu gave the order on Tuesday in a motion Exparte filed by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II dated June 7th against Kano  State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission , Governor of Kano and  the state Attorney General.

In a certified true copy of the court order obtained by Solacebase, the motion exparte was supported by an affidavit sworn to by Dan Buran Kano and Chief of Staff to the Emir, Muhammad Manir Sanusi.

In the order granted on Tuesday,  Justice Obiora Atuegwu Egwuatu directed service of the restraining order on the respondents (Defendants) in the suit through publication in the Daily Trust or on the Attorney General of Kano state.

The Judge then adjourned to June 28th, 2019 for the hearing of the motion on notice.

Solacebase recalled that Kano  State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission in a Preliminary Report of Investigation In Respect of Petition of Financial Misappropriation against the Emir to the tune of N3.4bn recommended to the government to suspend the Emir and some of his aides allegedly implicated in the report so as not to interfere with the investigation.