SAN Rank: Ex-lawmaker drags LPPC to Court docket over Kogi Nominee, Abdul Mohammed
Former member representing Igalamela/Odolu State Constituency and Chairman of Public Accounts Committee in Kogi State Home of Meeting, Hon. Friday Sani Makama, on Friday, filed a lawsuit on the Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja in opposition to the Authorized Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC, for nominating Barrister Abdul Wahab Mohammed for the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Kogi State nominee for the 2020 SAN title is the quick youthful brother of Kogi State Legal professional-Basic and Commissioner for Justice, Mohammed Sani Ibrahim.
The ex-lawmaker approached the courtroom in search of to cease the committee from going forward to confer the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), saying that his petition earlier directed to the committee was ignored.
On why he was in search of authorized means to cease Kogi nominee, he mentioned: “Barrister Abdul Wahab Mohammed is the youthful brother of Kogi State Legal professional-Basic.
“He’s the lawyer who handles all authorized instances on behalf of Kogi State utilizing the privilege of his elder brother, Mohammed Sani Ibrahim, who’s the Commissioner for Justice regardless of very senior legal professionals from Kogi State.
Makama, who was a Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP lawmaker, was suspended from the Home underneath controversial circumstances in 2018, sued the state which he acquired the appellate and Supreme Court docket judgements in his favour to be recalled and have all his entitlements paid, mentioned that Kogi State was but to conform two years after the judgement.
In keeping with him, the nominee who was Kogi State prosecutor in his case filed a frivolous utility in opposition to the Supreme Court docket judgement in his favour which he was penalised for breaching the ethics of authorized occupation.
He mentioned “frivolous utility” is a basic breach that disqualifies any applicant for the conferment of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, insisting that the LPPC ought to respect their very own legal guidelines by expunging the Kogi nominee from the 2020 SAN award.
“It’s possible you’ll recall that, I instituted a lawsuit in opposition to the State authorities in 2018 over non-payment of my salaries and allowances whereas I used to be serving within the State Home of Meeting in Kogi State.
“Although, the state authorities claimed to have stopped fee of my salaries and allowances on the idea of the truth that I used to be suspended by the Home of Meeting. I received them in Courts.
“Though in 2018 the Supreme courtroom gave a meritorious judgement permitting the enchantment with the order that, the State authorities ought to pay me all my salaries and allowances, emolument and monies because of me throughout the interval of my tenure as a sitting member of the Kogi State Home of Meeting and permit me resume my legislative duties forthwith.
“Ever since then, the lawyer to the State Authorities, Abdul Wahab continues to file frivolous purposes to frustrate the judgement of the supreme courtroom in 2019.
“The Supreme Court docket dismissed Abdul Wahab’s utility which was asking it to reverse itself within the earlier judgement given to me on nineteenth December, 2020.
“The Supreme Court docket dismissed and described Barrister Abdul Wahab’s utility as frivolous and vexatious.
In keeping with him, the Authorized Practitioners Privileges Committee should have regarded on the benefit of his petition in opposition to the nominee including that the style they have been going about it raises suspicion from him.
No date has been fastened for listening to but.
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