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Controversial sheikh: Kano debunks reports of hiring mercenary lawyers, threatens legal action

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The Legal professional Normal of Kano State, Barrister M. A Lawan, has denied allegations that the state is hiring mercenary legal professionals within the case of a controversial Sheikh Abduljabar Nasiru Kabara, whereas neglecting state attorneys.

A radio station within the state had aired in one in every of its applications that Kano has left its a whole lot of legal professionals and spent tens of millions to rent mercenary legal professionals to cowl the Sheikh Abduljabar case.

Nonetheless, Lawan mentioned the insinuation was injurious and a calculated try to not solely ridicule the federal government however to create pointless stress in Kano.

“Though, as Legal professional Normal of Kano State, I’ve the constitutional mandate to permit any lawyer to intrude within the case or every other case, so the individual behind the story isn’t even legally sound to know the workings of the regulation,” he mentioned.

He mentioned any lawyer seen in Kano protecting or becoming a member of within the Sheikh Abduljabar Nasiru Kabara case is doing that on a voluntary foundation.

Lawan mentioned the notion behind the allegations was to publicize the Sheikh Abduljabar case and cut back it’s enormity which might be rejected accordingly.

He mentioned, “you’ll be able to see that there was each try to create pointless disharmony amongst our legal professionals and the federal government and likewise politicized the matter, however we’re analyzing the problem and we’re contemplating authorized actions on it”.

The Legal professional Normal mentioned proper now, Kano has over 83 Sharia courts, 90 excessive courts that are all lined by state counsels, including that authorized actions might be taken on the matter.

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