Ogun: Impeached Deputy Speaker drags Assembly to court, demands N1.5bn damages

The former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of As­sembly, Hon Dare Kadiri has dragged the Ogun Assembly before an Abeokuta Federal High Court demand­ing the nullification of his impeachment by the House.

The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon Olakunle Taiwo Oluomo was joined as the first respondent in the case while the House of Assembly was the second respondent.

The former Deputy Speaker in the suit tagged FHC/AB/FHR/35/2021 and dated 10th of March sought five Hundred Million Naira general damage against the respondent.

He also prayed the court for an order of One Billion Naira exemplary damages against the respondents.

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According to the court pa­per signed by the counsel to the applicant, Idowu Adepeju, as obtained by Independent, Kadiri was seeking a decla­ration that his right to a fair hearing under section 36(1) of the constitution was contra­vened by the respondents in the process of removing him from office.

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