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Updated: Court Fixes Date of Hearing As Top Southeast Senator Challenges Buhari Over His Removal As NNPC Chair

FCT, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to a federal high court in Abuja over the alleged removal of Senator Ifeanyi. Ararume as non-executive chairman of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) that was just incorporated.

Ararume, on Wednesday, November 9, slammed an N100 billion suit on the Buhari-led federal government, New Telegraph reported.

The court has, however, fixed December 15 to begin the hearing of the N100bn suit.

Why is Igbo senator dragging Buhari to court?

Ararume claimed the N100bn is the compensation damages the unlawful and unconstitutional manner he was removed had caused him.

The senator claimed he was removed as the NNPC chief after his name was used to incorporate the entity.

Chief Chris Uche (SAN), Ahmed Raji (SAN), Mahmud Magaji (SAN), Ogwu James Onoja (SAN), K.C Nwufor (SAN) and Gordy Uche (SAN) jointly instituted the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/691/2022 on behalf of Ararume.

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