Chief of Army Staff Ordered To Remain In Suleja Prisons Until He Is “Purged” Of Contempt- Court

Chief of Army Staff Ordered To Remain In Suleja Prisons Until He Is “Purged” Of Contempt- Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Minna, the Niger State Capital, has issued a warrant of arrest on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Faruk Yahaya for contempt.
Justice Halima Abdulmalik, who issued the warrant and presided over the case, said the order followed a notice brought before the court in pursuant of order forty two rule ten of the Niger State High Court Civil Procedure 2018.

The judge ruled that the order is commuting Yahaya to be kept in Minna correctional custody for contentions of order of the court on October 12, 2022, adding that the COAS is to remain in custody till he has been “purged” of the contempt.

Also to be arrested include Commandant Training and Doctrine Command, Minna, Major General Olugbenga Olabanji for a similar offense. Justice Abdulmalik further adjourned the case to December 8 for continuation.

Meanwhile, on November 29, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja sentenced the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for disobeying a court order.

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