BREAKING: Court Fines Presidential Candidate ₦40m For Seeking To Stop Tinubu’s Swearing In

The Court of Appeal has ordered presidential candidate of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) in the 2019 election Ambrose Owuru to pay a fine of N40 million for filing what it called “a frivolous suit” to stop the inauguration of president-elect, Bola Tinubu.

Justice Jamil Tukur
who read the lead judgment of a three-member panel of the court, held that Owuru committed a gross abuse of the court process by filing a frivolous, vexatious and irritating suit to provoke the respondents.

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