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.