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Yusuf must resign, Kano court ruling unambiguous- Coalition

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The Coalition for Defence of Justice and Rule of Law, a group of civil society groups in Nigeria Sunday called on Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state to resign from office.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

The demand comes after Governor Yusuf’s neglect of the latest court ruling annulling the reinstatement of Sanusi Lamido as the Emir of Kano.

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In a statement signed by Comrade Mohammed Bello, the coalition accused the governor of blatant disregard for the rule of law, persistent abuse of power and egregious violation of human rights.

Bello said the recent judgement by Justice Abdullahi Liman of the Federal High Court, Kano was unambiguous and a clear rebuke of Governor Yusuf’s actions, which were deemed illegal and unconstitutional.

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Despite this, he said Governor Yusuf has chosen to ignore the court’s decision, insisting on perpetuating illegality and disrespecting the judiciary and traditional institutions.

Bello added that this brazen disregard for the rule of law is a clear indication that Governor Yusuf is not fit to continue in office.

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“The Coalition for Defence of Justice and Rule of Law, a collective of civil society groups in Nigeria, calls on Governor Yusuf of Kano state to resign from office immediately,” the statement said.

“The recent judgement by Justice Abdullahi Liman of the Federal High Court, Kano, unequivocally set aside the reinstatement of Sanusi Lamido as Emir of Kano. This ruling was a clear rebuke of Governor Yusuf’s actions, which were deemed illegal and unconstitutional.

“Despite this, Governor Yusuf has chosen to ignore the court’s decision, insisting on perpetuating illegality and disrespecting the judiciary and traditional institutions. This brazen disregard for the rule of law is a clear indication that Governor Yusuf is not fit to continue in office,” the group said.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

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