By Yusuf Adua
The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has filed a virgin civil suit against the publisher of Daily Nigerian, an online news medium, Mr. Jaafar Jaafar.
Ganduje in the Writ of Summons filed a civil suit with No CU/1598/2021 dated 15 July 2021 against Jaafar Jaafar and Penlight Light Media Limited at an Abuja High Court.
The Writ of Summons stated, “You are hereby commanded that within fourteen days after service, of this writ.
“Inclusive of the day of such service, you do cause an appearance to be entered for you”.
“In an action at the suit of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and take notice that in default the Claimant may proceed and judgment may be given,” the court cautioned”.
The Writ of Summons assented to by an Abuja High Court Registry stated that the validity of the issued Writ of Summons expires three calendar months from the date of issuance.
News Live Nigeria understands that Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje earlier gave off a suit before Kano High Court, seeking N2bn as compensation against Jaafar Jaafar and his online publication for publishing a video content showing the governor allegedly stuffing his pockets with dollars said to be contract kick-backs.
We will continue to keep you posted as the Chief Executive Officer of Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje slogs it out legally with the online journalist.
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