Abuja - The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to commit the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, to jail for defiling a court order, Premium Times reports.
Presiding judge, 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.
The IGP had last week ordered police officers to take over the National Assembly complex to prevent thugs from taking over the complex.
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Justice Muhammed then adjourned the matter to December 1 for a ruling on whether some interested parties, notably the Executive Chairman of Tambuwal Local Government Authority and a member representing Tambuwal West constituency in the Sokoto State House of Assembly, can be joined in the suit.
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