Federal high Court in Kano has dismissed a fundamental human rights suit instituted by deposed Emir Muhammad Sanusi II seeking to stop investigation into allegations of mismanaging of landed property of the emirate.
The Presiding Judge, Justice Lewis Allagoa held that the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission and it’s executive chairman, Muhuyi Magaji did not violate the right of the emir by commencing investigation against him.
Neither the emir nor the dependents in the case; Kano state public complaints and anti-corruption commission and the chairman,attorney general and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje were represented in court by any lawyer.
Before his deposition on March 9,emir Sanusi has approached the court on March 5 seeking for an experte order to stop the commission from inviting him to answer questions on land racketeering allegations.
Justice Obiorah Egwuatu had in November 2019 voided interim investigation report of the commission which indicted the emir for misappropriation of over 3.4 billion Naira.
June 8 would have coincided with the 6 anniversary of his ascension to the throne