LG caretakers: Court begins hearing of fresh case against Katsina gov’t
A Katsina State High Court 8 sitting in Katsina State High Court complex has began hearing about the case before it between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Katsina State government over the appointment of Local Government caretakers in 2018.
The court case was filed by Katsina state PDP and the leadership of the dissolved elected Local Government Chairmen and their councilors.
In the case, the Katsina State Governor, Katsina State House of Assembly and the Katsina State Attorney General as defenders.
The PDP is challenging the legality of the Local Government caretakers appointed by the Katsina State government.
During today’s court sitting, neither the defenses nor their counsels attended the sitting.
The court adjourned the case to 22nd July, 2020 for continuation.