Court Impedes El-Rufai From Demolishing Durbar Hotel

A High Court in Kaduna has restrained Governor Nasir El-Rufai and agencies of the Kaduna State Government from demolishing and taking over of Durbar Hotel Plc.

Kaduna State Government had last week demolished the moribund Durbar Hotel located along Independence way/Muhammadu Buhari way, Kaduna.

Court Impedes El-Rufai From Demolishing Durbar Hotel

The ownership of the hotel had been in contention between the federal government and the family of late Head of State, General Sani Abacha since 2001.

However, the court restraining order is consequent on an exparte motion brought before the court by the Management of Durbar Hotel Plc praying the court for an order of interim injunction restraining El-Rufai and agencies of the state government from demolishing, taking over, or tampering with the property.

Durbar Hotel had in the application also sought an interim injunction restraining El-Rufai and agencies of the state government from further trespassing into the property pending the determination of the Motion on Notice.

Upon hearing the exparte motion,filed by Reuben Atabo, counsel to Durbar hotel management, Justice Hannatu Balogun of the State High Court, noted that having seen the documents filed especially the affidavit of urgency and exhibits, granted the order.

READ ALSO: Revealed! The Number Of Nigerians Who Cannot Read Or Write Will Shock You

“I grant an order restraining the Defendants from taking over the property in issue and from further tampering with some or trespassing into same or developing or assigning same pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice,” she stated in the order.

The case has been adjourned to February 3, 2020 for the motion on notice.

Do you want to be updated as soon as latest news are published?  If yes, then do not fail to Like Our Facebook Page and also Follow Us on Twitter. Thanks for caring and please do well to share this post using the share buttons below.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Man Who Disguised As Female Muslim To Sleep With A Married Woman In Her Husband's House Nabbed

Tue Jan 21 , 2020
A man was allegedly caught after he disguised as a Muslim female wearing a Niqab to sleep with a married woman while her husband was away. A social media user, The_Seeker76, shared pictures of a man wearing a Niqab as a female Muslim being accused of constantly sneaking into the […]
Man Who Disguised As Female Muslim To Sleep With A Married Woman In Her Husband's House Nabbed