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June 13, 2024

Kano Demolitions: Complainants spits hot over Ag. Chief Justice delayed court hearing

A group of complainants who have been affected by notice of land demolition in Kano State have raised allegations against the Acting Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Dije Aboki, claiming that she is intentionally delaying the issuance of a directive to assign their case to a court.

The complainants accuse Justice Aboki of seeking confirmation as the Chief Justice by lobbying the Kano State government, which they believe is impeding their pursuit of justice.

The complainants, consisting of individuals who claimed their lands were issued notice of demolition without due process, asserting that they have been struggling to obtain justice for their grievances.

They assert that their case has remained in limbo due to the lack of a court hearing, and they now accuse Justice Aboki of intentionally delaying the process to secure her appointment as the Chief Justice.

According to the complainants, they have been pursuing legal remedies to challenge the notice of the state government. However, they allege that the Acting Chief Justice has failed to provide a directive to assign their case to a court, resulting in significant delays and uncertainty.

The complainants believe that Justice Aboki’s alleged lobbying efforts to secure the position of Chief Justice have compromised her impartiality and undermined the integrity of the judicial process.

Recall that on 25th June 2023, a Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided by judge, Justice S. A. Amobeda, barred Kano government from demolishing the applicant’s property located at No. 41 and 43 Salanta, along BUK Road, Kano.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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