A/Court Slams N40m Fine On Ex-presidential Candidate



The Court docket of Attraction in Abuja has slammed a effective of N40m on a former presidential candidate, Chief Ambrose Albert Owuru, for submitting frivolous swimsuit to cease the inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Might 29.

The Appellate Court docket Thursday ordered the politician to pay the effective of N10million every to President Muhammadu Buhari, Legal professional Common of the Federation AGF, Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee INEC and Tinubu whom he made 1st to 4th defendants within the swimsuit.

Justice Jamil Tukur who learn the lead judgment of the three man panel of the courtroom held that Owuru launched into gross abuse of courtroom course of by submitting frivolous, vexatious and worsening swimsuit to impress the respondents.

The Court docket of Attraction held that the grievances of Owuru towards the 2019 presidential election was not solely unusual however uncalled for as a result of the grievances had been pursued as much as Supreme Court docket and was dismissed for need of advantage.

Justice Tukur stated that the motion of Owuru to resuscitate the case that died since 2019 on the Supreme Court docket was aimed toward making the decrease courts to go on collision course with supremacy of the Apex Court docket.

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