Court fixes date to hear suit seeking removal of Adamu as IGP

February 24, 2021
IGP Adamu

 A Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, February 24, adjourned until March 16, a suit seeking for the removal of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu from office.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed the date following the agreement of counsel in the matter.

Ripples Nigeria reported that Mr Maxwell Okpara had approached the court praying for an order that Adamu should resign from office, having spent the mandatory 35 years in service.

IGP Adamu

When the matter was called, counsel to Okpara, Mr U.C. Ejike told the court that the matter was slated for hearing of the motion to abridge time.

Ejike, however, informed the court that the second defendant, (the inspector-general) filed a counter-affidavit which was served on his client on Feb. 23.

The lawyer also told the court that the other defendants in the matter, the president and the attorney-general had not responded to the motion.

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