KADUNA State High Court 4 sitting
in Kaduna has granted application
to The Union Newspapers and
1O others to add Code of Conduct
Bureau, CCB, as witness on
subpoena.
The presiding judge, Justice
Mairo A. Muhammed granted the
application during the sitting on Thursday in a case of defamation
involving El-Rufai’s assets
declaration filed by the governor
since 2015.
Earlier, counsel to The Union, J.N.
Egwuonwu (SAN), represented by
Barr. Abuul Hiifan Andrew, filed
an application seeking to amend
defendants’ list of witnesses and list
of documents to be relied upon.
When moved, the application was
not opposed by Governor Nasir
El-Rufai’s counsel, and same was
granted by the court.
In an interview at the end of
the proceedings on Thursday,
Andrew said “the matter today
was adjourned for defence.
However, we filed an application
to amend our list of witnesses and
the list of documents to be relied
upon as well as to Subpoena.

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