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Tambuwal petitions Chief Justice over removal plot

01 December 2014, 20:35

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has petitioned the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta over a fresh plot to remove him as Speaker through the court.

He asked the Chief Judge to reassign a new case filed by a member of the House of Representatives, Isiaq Akinlade, who is seeking an ex-parte order to declare his seat vacant, to a neutral judge.

Tambuwal in a November 30, 2014 petition to the Chief Judge also said there are five pending suits on a similar application by Akinlade.

Also read: Tambuwal wants police boss jailed for contempt

The Speaker had last week asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to commit the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, to jail for defiling a court order.

Justice Ahmed Muhammed ordered that all parties should maintain the status quo, implying that Tambuwal stays put on his seat as speaker till the court takes a decision on the matter.

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