A Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Muhammad Yahaya has ordered for the immediate arrest of the State Anti Corruption and Public Complaints Commission Executive Chairman, Mr. Muhuyi Magaji Rimin-Gado for alleged contempt of court.
Justice Yahaya in the Court Order dated July 6, 2018 with Suit No: K/M 235/2018, directed the office of the State Chief Justice to issue an Order of arrest of the anti corruption boss on account of alleged contempt of court.
The Order noted, “at the last adjourned date I made an order that the 1stRespondent/Contemptnor Muhuyi Magaji must to be present in Court and the order remains valid until set aside.”
“Therefore I hereby ordered AIG Zone one Kano to immediately arrest 1th Respondent/Contemptnor in person Muhuyi Magaji and to produce him before this Court on 18th July 2018.”
The Judge also attached an arrest warrant of the anti corruption chairman, Muhuyi Magaji Rimin-gado.
Justice Yahaya maintained that nobody could be allowed to usurp the judicial power which is under section 6 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.