Supreme Ruler Requests To Join Suit Aginst Governor Lalong

(NAN)The foremost leader of Ganawuri, the Ataa Aten, Yakubu Chaimai, on Tuesday looked for the leave of a Plateau State High Court to be joined as co-protector in the suit testing Governor Simon Lalong's endeavor to mess with the Gbong Gwom Jos Stool.

Seven of the "famous children of Berom country", had on May 23 hauled the state government before Justice Christine Dabup of State High Court, over its endeavor at messing with the structure of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports in Jos that Gov Lalong had made two customary gatherings out of the Jos Traditional Council, which did not go down well with the Berom country, which documented a case testing such activity.

Thusly, the court on May23 issued an interval order preventing Lalong from messing with the sythesis of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

Participated in the suit are Plateau State Government as the first litigant, while the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs are second and third respondents.

Others are the Chairman, Jos North Local Government, and Chairman, Riyom Local Government.

At the point when the case came okay with hearing on Tuesday, Chaimai, through his Counsel, Mr Titus Mann, reported his appearance and wish to participate for the situation as a co-respondent.

"My Lord, l am Titus Mann, counsel, to the Ataa Aten of Ganawuri, who wish to be joined as a co-safeguard in this issue.

"We have just recorded our procedures with a movement on notice to participate for the situation," Mann reported.

Mr Edward Pwajok, SAN, the offended parties' lead counsel, had prior told the court that the case was for hearing, yet that he had gotten three distinct movements from the litigants.

"My Lord, we have a movement on notice that we would like to move today, however for the three movements we have recently been presented with, we can't go on essentially on the grounds that we have to examine them and answer to them.

"While one of movements looks for the putting aside of the interval directive this court had issued, another is looking for an expansion of time to answer to our movement on notice.

"The third one is the movement on notice by Mr Titus Mann looking to join in the interest of the Ataa Aten of Ganawuri as co-safeguard.

"Your Lordship, in perspective on the way that there is requirement for us to officially answer to these procedures in light of a legitimate concern for equity, we thusly apply for an exceptionally short dismissal during which we would have reacted to every one of the procedures, " Pwajok requested.

Reacting, the State Attorney-General, Mr Chrysanthus Ahmadu, insight to the litigants, who was spoken to by Mrs Rauta Dakota, a Director in the Justice Ministry, stated, "that is the genuine position of things My Lord."

"We have documented two movements; one looking for an augmentation of time to answer to offended parties movement on notice and the second requesting that the court put aside the interval directive it issued to the offended parties.

"In this way, we are not protesting the application for an intermission," She said.

Pwajok, be that as it may, informed the court of the break order which he said still subsist pending the assurance of the case,

In the wake of tuning in to the gatherings included, Justice Dabup suspended the case to June 24 for hearing.

NAN reports that the state government had on May 14 made Riyom and Jos North Traditional Councils out of the Jos Joint Traditional Council.

The production of the two gatherings left the Jos Joint Traditional Council with just two neighborhood governments – Jos and Barkin-Ladi – rather than the previous four.

The state government likewise declared that the Attaa Aten of Ganawuri would seat the Riyom Traditional Council, while the Ujah of Anaguta would head the Jos North Traditional Council.

Chafed by that move, the seven candidates, driven by Mr Daniel Choji, "in the interest of themselves and all grown-up male Berom indigenes of Berom Districts in Jos North, Jos South, Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local Governments, raced to the court to stop it

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