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Kano Emirates tussle: Court reserves judgment in Bayero suit

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Friday reserved judgment on the enforcement of fundamental rights of the 15th deposed Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero.

Ado-Bayero through his counsel M L Yusufari, filed a motion exparte dated May 27, seeking the court to restrain the respondents from arresting, intimidating or infringing on his rights.

The respondents are the Attorney General of the Federation, Attorney General Kano, Nigeria Police, Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police Kano, State Security Service, NSCDC, Nigeria Army, Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Airforce.

When the case came up for hearing, Counsel to the applicant, Michael Jonathan, said the court had jurisdiction to entertain the case as it was fundamental rights proceedings.

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