A bunch of legal professionals has challenged Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, quick previous Majority Chief, Home of Representatives, to go to court docket over felony allegation levelled towards him by some group forward of the Nationwide Meeting speakership election.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the Director-Common of the Femi Gbajabiamila/Ahmed Wase Marketing campaign Organisation, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin, had on Wednesday threatened to sue leaders of the Coalition of United Political Events (CUPP).
In response to Jibrin, the choice to sue CUPP management adopted its felony allegations towards Gbajabiamila which have been unfaithful.
Jibrin had insisted that Gbajabiamila had by no means been convicted nor served any court docket doc therefore he would take part within the Speakership election on June 11 in spite the marketing campaign of calumny.
However the legal professionals, underneath the auspices of Coalition of Public Curiosity Attorneys and Advocates (COPA), in an announcement Friday, harassed that Gbajabiamila must to begin with clear himself of the allegation earlier than in search of to contest for the Speaker place.
The assertion quoted Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi, chief of the group, as welcoming the lawmaker’s menace of going to court docket, noting that Nigerians would have the chance of figuring out whether or not the allegation towards him was true or false.
“We make daring to state that it's crystal clear that Femi Gbajabiamila lacks the ethical mettle and sincerity to guide the Home of Representatives as its Speaker.
“It is because the context of the press convention held on his behalf failed to deal with the substantive difficulty towards him, and somewhat than specific regret, countered with baseless threats towards the Nigerian individuals.
“COPA states categorically that it's in possession of all paperwork and evidences that establishes a transparent case of fraudulent dishonesty and abuse of belief towards Femi Gbajabiamila.
“The information towards Gbajiamila are, in truth, available to the general public as they have been established in a Courtroom of Document with similar being accessible to the general public, and are hooked up herein for the avoidance of doubt.
“We have now established correspondence with the Supreme Courtroom of Georgia and now we have paperwork of Disciplinary Case No. S06Y0829 and the household of the sufferer of Gbajiamila’s fraud, Hadyatou Barry and in addition Vesta with P. O. Field 23410 Nashville TN, 31202, the insurance coverage firm that paid the declare misappropriated by Femi Gbajabiamila.
“Your entire protection raised in Femi Gbajabiamila’s behalf within the mentioned press assertion relied on a ebook whose thorough, unbiased studying mockingly really proves his guilt because the ebook acknowledges all the fabric information establishing his guilt in fraudulently appropriating to himself cash meant for the sufferer of a automotive accident,” the assertion quoted Olajengbesi as saying.
The assertion additionally quoted Olajengbesi as saying that no quantity of half-truths and misdirection would cease them from attending to the basis of the matter.