The Federal High Court, sitting in Kano, has on Friday, restrained the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission from investigating the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido II.
Giving the restraining order, the Presiding Judge, Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa, granted an interim order directing all parties to maintain status-quo, pending the hearing of the substantive suit brought before him by the Plaintiff, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi.
The State Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhyi Magaji, Attorney-General, Ibrahim Mukhtar, and the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, were joined in the suit as Defendants.
The Counsel to the Emir, Nuraini Jimoh, on Friday, moved for the exparte motion order, which the court granted, asking the parties to maintain status quo, while the court fixed March 18, for hearing in the matter,
It would be recalled, that the Commission had extended an invitation to the Emir, to appear on Monday, 9th of March, in respect of alleged land deals.