Abuja - The Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has dragged The Union newspaper to court for reporting that he declared assets worth N90billion before the Code of Conduct Bureau, Premium Times reports.
The governor, who personally filed the case at the state High Court, was accompanied by his deputy, Bala Bantex, his lawyers and top government officials.
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Speaking shortly after signing the writ of summons at the court registry, El-Rufai denied having assets worth N90 billion.
He described The Union newspaper story as “untrue and malicious”.
The Union newspaper had on June 1 published a story alleging that El-Rufai declared assets worth N90billion, including 40 mansions scattered across the country.
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- News 24