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Council chairman sued for breach of trust

13 December 2012, 14:05

Niger -  An Abuja Area Court sitting in Lugbe will on Dec. 17 deliver a ruling in a the case brought by Mohammed Kolo, against Alhassan Mohammed, the Karu Local Government Chairman.

The Judge, Haruna Masanawa, fixed the date on Wednesday after hearing both parties in the suit 17 for ruling

Mohammed was dragged to court by his friend, Kolo, a school principal in Niger for breach of trust.

In the lawsuit filed by the plaintiff, the chairman was alleged to have collected N1m to help the plaintiff get two tickets for the 2012 pilgrimage to Mecca.

The chairman failed to fulfil the promise and never refunded the money, which he directed should be transferred to him, through his younger brother’s account.

Kolo alleged that after several efforts to recover the money from the defendant, he sued the local government chairman for breach of trust.

According to him, on receiving the courts summons, the defendant refunded N900 000.

The plaintiff urged the court to compel the local government chairman to pay the balance N100 000 to enable to return the money to the two friends who gave it to him. 

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