Justice B. B. Aliyu, presiding judge at the Federal High Court, Abuja ordered that leave be granted to the Applicant to seek orders of mandamus and file such application to the Federal High Court, Benin.
After the hearing, in a motion paper filed by Alexander Oketa, cousel to the Apllicant/Plaintiff, Justice Aliyu also ordered that the case be immediately transferred to the Federal High Court, Benin Judicial Division, and in pursuant to Order 2 Rule 4 of the Federal High Court (civil procedures) rules of 1990.
In the Motion Ex-parte date April 8, 2011 and filed on April 11, 2011 and seeking for orders of mandamus, Prince Akenzua II had prayed the court to grant the applicant’s reliefs for “a declaration that the Respondent has a statutory duty to investigate, identify and prosecute all persons suspected and or reported of having committed a crime under the laws no matter highly placed.
It also urged the court for “An order mandating the Respondent to immediately investigatethe aggravated burglary of the Applicant’s house and the malicious destruction and theft of his properties by Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, Mr. Collins Igbinidu and their accomplices on August 26, 2010.
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