From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
AKaduna State High Court Sitting in Dogarawa, Zaria, has adjourned the suit challenging the appointment of Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli as the new emir of Zazzau to 20 October, 2020 to enable the plaintiff serve the defendants.
The presiding Judge, Justice Kabir Dabo urged the plaintiff to serve the defendants before the next adjournment date.
Speaking to the Media Counsel to the Plaintiff, Samuel Atum who stood for Ustaz Yunus (SAN) said they were in court to challenge the process used to appointment the new emir, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli.
Earlier in a motion of notice submitted in the court, the Plaintiff sought: “A declaration that the plaintiff is still the Emir of Zazzau and is entitled to all rights and privileges pertaining thereto.
“An order setting aside the purported appointment of the 10th defendant (Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli) as the Emir of Zazzau;
“An injunction restraining the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants from acting in the installation of the 10th defendant to the throne of the Emir of Zazzau or presenting to the 10th defendant with the staff of office until the final determination of this suit.
“An order of perpetual injunction restraining the defendants either by themselves, agents, privies, servants or through any person or persons howsoever from treating, presenting or dealing with or installing the 10th defendant as the Emir of Zazzau;
“An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 10th defendant from parading, presenting or styling himself as the Emir of Zazzau or from putting on or wearing any paraphernalia or insignia of the Emir of Zazzau.”
“An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants from dealing with, treating, presenting, or dealing with installing the 10th defendant as the Emir of Zazzau or handing over to him the staff of the office of the Emir of Zazzau.”