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BREAKING:Court orders arrest of COAS Faruk Yahaya, Maj Gen Olabanji for contempt

On the orders of Justice Halima Abdulmalik, the High Court in Minna, Niger State, has issued a warrant of arrest for the Chief of Army Staff, General Faruk Yahaya, for alleged contempt of court. Major General Stevenson Olugbenga Olabanji, Commandant of Training and Doctrine Command Minna, was also affected.
According to Abdulmalik, the chief judge of the state, the order came after a case brought before the court in accordance with Order 42, Rule 10 of the Niger State High Court Civil Procedure 2018.
Justice Abdulmalik pronounced:The order requires General Faruk Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff, and Major General Stevenson Olugbenga Olabanji, the Commandant of Training and Doctrine Command Minna, to be commutated and kept in Minna Correctional Custody until October 12, 2022, when the order of this court will be challenged.
She ordered that the two suspects be held in custody until they got rid of the contempt for the court.

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