Court Stops FG From Deducting $418m From States’ Account

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has been ordered not to deduct $418 million from the bank account of the 36 states of the Federation.

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja issued a restraining order against on following an ex parte application brought by the counsels to the 36 states, Jibril Otukepa and Ahmed Raji.

While moving the application, Okutepa who led the team of the states told the that the states would be completely crippled if should go ahead to deduct the huge amount from the bank accounts of clients.

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