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Tinubu’s Drug Case: NDLEA filled preliminary objection against PDP



Tinubu's Drug Case: NDLEA filled preliminary objection against PDP
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NDLEA, has filed a preliminary objection to a suit instituted by the PDP and a chieftain of the opposition party, Senator Dino Melaye seeking an order of mandamus to compel the anti-narcotics agency to arrest and prosecute the President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu over alleged forfeiture of some funds in his bank accounts over two decades ago in the United States.

In a preliminary objection filed on Wednesday, Joseph Sunday, director of prosecution of the NDLEA, said the application by the PDP and Melaye is “incompetent” and that the court lacks the jurisdiction to entertain it.

The anti-narcotics agency said the suit by the opposition party should be struck out because it is “political in nature”, adding that it is not in the interest of Nigerians.

The NDLEA said the suit was targeted at removing Tinubu as a bonafide candidate in the February 25 presidential election.

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