Benue: Court Dismisses Miyetti Allah’s Suit Challenging Anti-open Grazing Law
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore challenging the open grazing prohibition and establishment law passed by the Benue State House of Assembly.
At its sitting on Thursday, Justice Okon Abang also awarded N100,000 damages against the plaintiff, to be paid to all the 14 defendants named in the suit.
He premised his judgment on the failure of the plaintiff to comply with an order issued by the court in 2017, directing the association to amend the originating summons. And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines
Benue: What Ortom Said After Court Victory Over Miyetti Allah
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that Thursday’s court victory over the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore is for justice, democracy and the rule of law, Concise News reports. Ortom was reacting to the judgment of the Federal High Court today which dismissed the suit filed by Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore against Benue State, challenging the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law.