A Chief Justice of the Peace Courtroom in Wuse Zone 2, has suspended the trial of the Spokesman of Coalition of United Political Events, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere.
The trial Justice of the Peace, Akanni Idayat Olaide, adjourned the case sine-die, after listening to counsel within the matter.
The court docket suspended the trial after counsel to Ugochinyere intimated the court docket concerning the pendency of an motion earlier than a superior court docket.
He advised the court docket to remain motion on the matter pending the listening to and willpower of the go well with on the excessive court docket of Federal Capital Territory.
The court docket was additionally advised that the accused particular person was not match to face trial as he wanted medical consideration.
The prosecution counsel in his response objected to the respondent’s counsel
However the court docket in a brief ruling stayed motion on the matter and adjourned the case sine-die.
On June 22, the court docket ordered the discharge of Ugochinyere.
The court docket order got here after Ugochinyere was arraigned on a four-count cost on defamation of character of the particular person of the Speaker of the Home Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. Ugochinyere pleaded not responsible to all depend expenses.
The Spokesman of CUPP, a coalition of opposition political events in Nigeria was subsequently granted bail to the tune of N200 thousand naira and a surety in like sum who should not be lower than degree eight officer.
The court docket additionally dominated that the defendant shouldn’t be re-arrested after perfecting his bail circumstances.