PRESIDENT BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARDS OF NNPC 3. President Muhammadu Buhari (M) flanked by Group Managing Director NNPC, Dr Maikanti K. Baru, Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu and others as President inaugurates the boards members of NNPC, NNRA AND NCDMB at the State house Council Chamber in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. NOV 18 2016.
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Constitutional lawyer sues Buhari over alleged illegal NNPC appointments

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A constitutional lawyer, Mr. Johnmary Jideobi, has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, alleging that the constitution was violated in recent appointments approved by the president.

The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/990/2017 before the Federal High Court in Abuja, alleged that president Muhammadu Buhari approved illegal appointments in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Aside President Buhari, other defendants in the suit are the the NNPC itself and its Board of Directors.

Jideobi is seeking an order nullifying and setting aside the purported approval of the appointments.

The lawyer is also seeking an order of perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants from further making any other appointment(s) by whatever name called into any position or office in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation .

 

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