Court To Commence Trial Of Presidential Aid For Violating Protocols During Abba Kyari's Burial | CABLE REPORTERS

The Life Camp Magistrate Court, Kado, Abuja, has fixed June 30, 2020 for the trial of close aides of President Muhammadu Buhari, who violated safety precautions at the burial of Abba Kyari, late Chief of Staff to the President.

Many persons, who violated government's regulation on social distancing and restriction of movement have been prosecuted, however, the government aides, who committed similar offences were not charged to court.

In a bid to ensure the erring public officers are brought to book, human rights lawyer, Tope Akinyode, filed a direct criminal complaint against the aides at the Magistrate Court, Wuse, Zone 2.

Garba Shehu (Presidential spokesperson), Babagana Monguno (National Security Adviser), Ambassador Lawal Kazaure (Chief Protocol Officer), Yusuf Sabiu (a.k.a Tunde and Special Assistant to the President), Musa Haro Daura, a nephew to the President, Mr Ahmad Rufai (Director-General of National Intelligence Agency), Bashir Ahmed (Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari), Boss Mustapha (SGF and Chairman of the PTF), Senator Hadi Sirika (Minister of Aviation), Mr Geoffrey Onyeama (the Minister of Foreign Affairs), Dr Aliyu Sani (the National Coordinator of the PTF) and Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq (Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development) are among top government aides asked to be prosecuted by the human rights lawyer for breaching the Coronavirus guideline.


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