KDSG, IMN hearing further adjourned
New dates have been fixed for hearing in one of the cases between the
Kaduna State Government and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria
following an application for the date by the Counsel representing the
IMN Barrister Maxwell Kyon.
The case, State versus Muhammad AwwalYakubu and others is adjourned to
28th and 29th of March 2017 when the complainants are expected to
continue presenting their witnesses.
The adjournment took place even as the state counsel brought his
principal witness Brigadier General UsmanKukasheka, the spokesperson
of the Nigerian Army before the court. For technical reasons beyond
the IMN counselan application for a new date for the hearing was
The state counsel conceded to the application on the grounds that he
be allowed to continue to present other witnesses pending when he is
able to bring the principal witness before the court again due to
their tight schedules and the logistics involved.
The High Court judge, Justice David Wyoms expressed his appreciation
to the witnesses for squeezing time out of their tight schedules and
other logistics to appear before the court while he also called on
them endeavor to come again when they are required to do so.
In a similar case before Justice HajaraGwada of Kaduna State High
Court, the ruling on an application for bail of some IMN members was
rescheduled for Thursday 2nd of March 2017 as decided by the court.