Lagos - Adamawa State Deputy Governor, Bala
James Nggilari, has proceeded to court asking to be sworn in as the substantive
He argues he did not resign from the position after the impeachment of Governor
The suit was filed today at the Federal High Court, Nggilari's lawyer, Festus Keyamo, filed it.
Also read: Adamawa govenor's seat declared vacant
Joined in the suit as defendants are the Speaker, Adamawa House of Assembly,
Adamawa State House of Assembly, Acting Governor Of Adamawa State, Ahmadu
Umaru, former Governor, Murtala, and the Independent National Electoral
Consequently, the ex-Deputy Governor wants the court to nullify his purported
resignation and reinstate him as the substantive governor following the
impeachment of his principal.