Federal High Court in Abuja fix June 9 to hear motion

Written by on April 4, 2022

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed June 9 to hear a motion to grant leave to appeal against the ruling discharging and acquitting Amaju Pinnick and others in a criminal charge filed against them.

Justice Inyang Ekwo, who fixed the date, said he would hear the motion on notice in the next adjourned date.

Pinnick is the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and a FIFA council member.

When the case was called, Justice Ekwo asked counsel to the applicants, Dr Celsius Ukpong, to inform the court what the application was all about.

And after listening to Ukpong’s reason for filing the motion, the judge said he would listen to the lawyer formally on June 9.

Anthony Samuel

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