Removal of Kogi Chief Judge: CTC of the ruling of how Judge declined application for recusal

On 28th May, 2019, the High Court of Kogi State, sitting at Kotonkarfe delivered  its ruling on the applicaton for the disqualification and recusal of the trial court judge, Justice Alaba  Omolaye-Ajileye, from further adjudication on the matter concerning the the three arms of the Government of Kogi State: the Legislature, Executive and the Judiciary.

Recall that the Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, and the Chief Registrar of the High Court, Alhaji Yahaya Adàmu, had approached the Court to restrain the Kogi State House of Assembly and the Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, from removing the Chief Judge from office.

The governor and all the defendants filed an application asking the court to disqualify itself from further adjudication on the matter.

BarristerNG has obtained the Certified True Copy of the ruling of the court for the reading pleasure of our esteemed readers.

Below is the ruling of the court declining the application for recusal


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