Friday 26 May 2023

Court Orders Litigants, Lawyer To Pay Tinubu, APC N17m Fine In Suit To Stop Inauguration

The three litigants are to jointly pay the President-Elect the sum of N10M and another N5M to ruling party, while their lawyer is to pay N1 million to each of Tinubu and the APC.

At the day’s proceedings, their counsel pleaded with the court to pardon his clients and advised that the court should counsel them against embarking frivolous suit in future.
The three plaintiffs had in their suit, sought to stop the May 29 inauguration on the alleged ground that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu supplied false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission about his age and citizenship status.

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