Maku Condemns The Scrapping Of Customary Court In Nasarawa State

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Rabiu Omaku

The National Secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Labaran Maku has condemned the abolition of customary Court by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura.

APGA scribe stated this during an interview shortly after a meeting with party chieftain at the party headquarters in Lafia.

He said the abolition of customary Court was a deliberate attempt to denied people of the state especially the common sense of belonging.

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Saying the existence of Customary Court allowed traditional believers to settle dispute their own way.

“That was why we have Sharia Court for the Muslim’s and English law for the Christians”, he added.

Adding that the scrapping of Customary Court is uncalled for and not favorable for the people of the state.

The erstwhile minister of Information under President Goodluck Jonathan raised alarm over the attempt by the State government to seize his plot, describing the move as shameful.

Labaran Maku called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as matter of urgency to stop the suffering of Nasarawa masses.

Maku expressed concerned over percentage payment of salaries and gratuity by the incumbent administration in the state.

The state Attorney General and Commissioned of Justice could not be reached for comment as at press time.

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