Prof Zainab Abiola, one of many legal professionals of Ibrahim Magu, suspended Appearing Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, has defined how Justice Ayo Salami ordered operatives of the Division of State Providers to eject two legal professionals representing Magu from the sitting on Monday.
Abiola and Aliyu Lemu have been the 2 legal professionals ejected from the panelâ€™s sitting on Monday.
SaharaReporters had reported how Justice Salami denied two legal professionals representing Magu from witnessing the trial.
He insisted on having solely Mr Wahab Shittu to signify Magu on the sitting.
Condemning the motion of Justice Salami, Abiola stated the panel was performing undemocratically and in opposition to the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari in organising a public listening to.
Talking with TheCable, she stated that the panel was finishing up a â€œhatchet jobâ€ with the intention to nail Magu.
She stated, â€œThis is a democratic dispensation, you can’t deliver navy ways, a Hitlerâ€™s Gestapo rule to any such event.
â€œThe panel was set as much as be public. How then did it change into a non-public sitting with Emperor Salami? He has change into an emperor.
â€œHe informed me personally that there’s just one chair for a lawyer. So, I stated, if there is just one chair, ship for extra chairs.
â€œHe referred to as the DSS, they have been totally armed. So, we left. However the different girl, Fatimah, was bundled and put in a cell, in a jail cell.
So, there’s a jail within the Presidential Villa? Nigerians ought to fear for themselves.â€
Abiola careworn that the panel doesn’t have proof in opposition to Magu however was performing on concocted lies.