Court Order The Impoundment Of Taraba State Govt Cars
No fewer than 16 vehicles have been impounded so far including an ambulance after the order of The Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital has ordered the impoundment of all vehicles belonging to the Taraba State government over the failure of Governor Darius Ishaku and the state government to obey the order of the court to pay a company the sum of N550 million
The judgement of the court in the suit marked FHC/JAL/CS/3/2020 between Motherwell N. A. International Ltd for itself and on behalf of Closed Joint Stock Institute of Aerospace Instrumentation of the Russian Federation verses the Attorney General of Taraba State and the Government of Taraba State pasted on the impounded vehicles reads; “upon the judgement of this honourable court delivered on June 10, 2020, it is hereby ordered that the plaintiff is entitled to the payment of N550,000.000.00 being the amount due but unpaid to the plaintiff by the defendants.
“The N550 million is the amount due to the plaintiff by the defendants from the contract for the Satellite Survey and Analysis of Hydrocarbon Feed Stock Deposit of River Benue Valley territory of Taraba State.”
This is even as the court awarded N200,000 as a cost against the defendants in favour of the plaintiff.
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