Court Refuses NDLEA’s Plea To Stay Kashamu’s Suit

Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, refused an application for stay of proceedings in the committal application by the Senator representing Ogun East, Ogun State in the Senate, Prince Buruji Kashamu, against the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF and the Chairman of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ahmadu Giade.

Meanwhile, the court, adjourned till today, to rule on whether to commit the AGF and Ahmadu Giade to prison, after hearing arguments on the contempt application.

The AGF, represented by Chief Emeka Ngige, SAN, had urged the judge to stay further proceedings in the matter pending an appeal lodged at the Court of Appeal, challenging an order of the court made on June 8.

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