Magistrate Aisha Abdullahi has been transferred over the bench warrant she issued on the Commissioner of Works, Housing and Transport in Nasarawa State, Engr. Idris Mohammed, Nasarawa Mirror.
Abdullahi, the presiding Magistrate of Senior Magistrate Court, Uke on October 31, 2022 issued the warrant for the arrest and remand of the Commissioner at the Correctional Centre, Keffi citing “continues disobedience to the court”.
She has been reportedly transferred to Agwada, Kokona LGA and the case reassigned for “proper hearing”.
The Commissioner was standing trial before Magistrate Abdullahi for offences of criminal conspiracy, trespass and mischief in an action filed by Engr. Idris Aliyu Bori and one other over a plot of land.
Reacting, an aide to the Commissioner, Aliyu Bello Aliyu, said the Magistrate erred for issuing the warrant.
Aliyu, claimed that she has since reached out to the Commissioner for forgiveness over what he called “misconduct”.
“She will undergo special punishment,” the Aide added.
Meanwhile, the order of the Court is yet to be complied with since date of issuance.
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