Court Restrains Obaseki Govt From Publishing Materials Against Oshiomhole

1 month ago Victor Adeola 0

An FCT High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, restrained the Edo government from publishing any defamatory materials against the former National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and a businessman, Capt. Idahosa Okunbo.

Justice Suleiman Belgore (vacation judge) gave the order following an exparte application filed by Okunbo and the Edo Attorney-General and Crusoe Osagie, the Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy.

Belgore, in granting the order said: “This application upon a calm consideration of the 10-paragraph affidavit and the nine exhibits attached and the arguments of counsel both orally and written is hereby granted as prayed.”

He then adjourned until Aug. 18 for a hearing of the motion on notice, NAN reports.

The plaintiff, through his counsel, Mr Adedayo Adeshina, filed the exparte motion, marked M/9010/20.

He also prayed for an interim order restraining the Edo government whether acting through the first defendant or second and their representatives or any other person however described.

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