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JUST IN: Court stops EFCC,CCB, ICPC from investigating Kano anti-graft commission

A Kano State High Court on Monday restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), and Independent Corrupt Practice and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) from meddling into the affairs of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission.

SOLACEBASE had reported that the EFCC and CCB wrote letters to the state anti-corruption commission demanding probe of its activities and that of its chairman, Barr. Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado.

According to the court order, the plaintiffs in the suit are the Attorney General of Kano State, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, and Barrister Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado.


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While the respondents are EFCC, CCB and ICPC in a Court Order granted on Monday, Justice Farouk Lawan Adamu said the order was made by way of interim injunction restraining the respondents either by themselves, agents, staff, privies or whosoever from inviting, threatening, coaxing, cajoling, arresting, or in any way or manner interfering, meddling, or interloping in the affairs of any staff or person under the services of the plaintiffs, by whatever designation or nomenclature called, pending the hearing and determination of the originating motion.

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The court then adjourned the matter to 25th September 2023 for a hearing of the originating motion.

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