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Published On: Tue, Jan 21st, 2020

SWAN faction drags NUJ TO Court

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From: Femi Oyelola, kaduna

One of the factions of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) led by Honour Sirawoo Nornubari, Mohammed Sani Zaria and Steve Alabi have dragged the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Kaduna SWAN Chairman and Secretary, Jacob Zango and Abdulwaheed Adubi to Magistrate Court in Kaduna State.
The Honour Sirawoo led group went to court under the umbrella of The Registered Trustees of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria last week Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 trying to stop the Kaduna SWAN elections when they brandished court order stoping the NUJ Kaduna from holding and discussing SWAN issues in its congresses.
When the case came up for mentioning yesterday, at the Magistrate Court, Barnawa, Kaduna State the presiding Chief Magistrate said he never issued any order restraining NUJ or SWAN from holding their meetings.
At this juncture, the NUJ lawyer, Barrister Desmond Tabakwot requested for a date to enable him study his clients brief and the case was adjourned to 12th February, 2020.

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