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Emir of Kano Sanusi Withdraws Lawsuit against Pres. Jonathan




Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former Governor of Central Bank, who is now the Emir of Kano, has formally withdrawn his lawsuit challenging his removal as the governor of the Apex Bank.

Abubakar Mahmoud, his lawyer told the National Industrial Court that the Emir wishes to withdraw his case against President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and two other defendants in the suit.

As Justice Babatunde Adejumo struck out the suit, the defendants did not oppose.

The FG requested that the court should hear its motion challenging the ruling of the Federal High Court which declined jurisdiction in the suit but went ahead to transfer the case to the National Industrial Court.

According to Channels TV, the lawyer to the Federal Government, however, said he would toe the line of the Emir, “if he (Sanusi II) withdraws his other suits pending in both the Federal High Court and the Appeal Court.

The case to was adjourned to November 7 to hear the motion filed by the government and urged the parties to explore an out of court settlement.


  1. Uba Nnaji

    July 4, 2014 at 8:03 pm

    Now I realize that when an elder tie a head of corn on his waist,he and all the fows on earth will become mates.His excellency mr president is the cause of this ignominy ever since he learnt to exchange unecessary talks wit ordinary state governors as well as his employees

  2. beatrice

    July 4, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    Political negotiation tinz lol

  3. deb

    July 4, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    I’m sure Lamido is very uncomfortable in that heavy emir attire, to the point of denouncing his chieftancy.

  4. mujer

    July 5, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    Sanusi, It is so weird seeing handsome you with horse ears and a costume that looks like its history may lie in a Tuberculosis epidemic or extreme Sandstorm era.

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