Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta Central) on Thursday, requested the Federal High Court in Abuja to dedicate the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to prison for disobeying court direct orders.
In form forty nine (contempt of court docket charge) he filed before the court, Omo-Agege, alleged that Saraki had given that refused to conform with the judgment that nullified his suspension from the Senate.
Omo-Agege’s attorney, Dr. Alex Iziyon, SAN, informed the courtroom that although his customer turned into sequel to the May 10 judgment, allowed access into the Senate chambers, he said that Saraki has refused to allow the charge of his entitlements.
“My patron has due to the fact resumed, however he has now not been paid his entitlements. That is why we need this court to summon the Respondents to show motive why they should no longer be dedicated to prison for refusing to conform with judgment of this court”, Iziyon, SAN, submitted.
“My lord it has been very hard to serve them”, Omo-Agege’s lawyer delivered.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba who’s presently sitting as a holiday judge, stated the court might send a hearing date to the Applicant.
In June, the court granted Omo-Agege’s lawyer to serve contempt proceedings at the Senate and Saraki, through newspaper booklet.
The courtroom had nullified his suspension and declared it unlawful since the cause given by the Senate and the Senate President for postponing him become unconstitutional.
The courtroom had consequently ordered the defendants to pay Omo-Agege any superb salaries or allowances which have been because of him in the course of the length of the suspension.