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Court sacks new Emir of Kontagora

On Tuesday, October 12, a High Court in Minna, Niger State, ordered Alhaji Mohammed Barau Kontagora to stop acting as the 7th Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora.
On Wednesday, October 6, the Niger State Government named Mohammed Barau Kontagora as the Seventh Emir (Sarkin Sudan) of Kontagora.
The decision came after the court heard an ex-parte motion filed by 15 candidates for the throne.

The new emir, Mohammed Barau Kontagora, the Attorney General of Niger State, and the Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development, and Chieftaincy Affairs were named as defendants in the motion.

The first defendant, Mohammed Barau Kontagora, was barred from acting as the 7th Emir by the judge, Justice Abdullahi Mikailu, “pending the hearing and resolution of the plaintiff/applicants’ Motion on Notice dated and filed on 11/10/2021.”

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“An order of interim injunction is hereby made and issued retraining all the defendants/respondents, their agents, privies and/or any other person by whatever name called acting on the authorities or persons claiming and/or parading or presenting or installing the 1st defendant by presenting a staff of office as the 7th Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora pending the hearing and determination of the plaintiffs/applicants’ motion on notice dated and filed on 11/10/2022.” the court ruled.

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