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Land racketeering: Wike tasks judiciary on indiscriminate injunction



By Hannah Nathan, Warri

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike has appealed to the judiciary to look into indiscriminate issuance of injunctions against the FCT Administration on land racketeering and other matters.

Wike made the statement when a designation of the FCT Judiciary was driven by the FCT Chief Judge, Justice Husseini Yusuf visited him in his office in Abuja on Thursday.

He regretted the sharp works happening in the FCT, some of the time in a plot with some staff of the FCT Organization, adding that judges were additionally muddling issues with aimless order.

He added that the racketeering in FCT was going crazy and encouraged the Chief Judge to investigate it.

“We appeal to you; such countless things are occurring in FCT, such countless things. With the sort of sharp work happening in FCT and arrangements with the staff of FCT.

“They go to court and get a wide range of directives without even us getting the administrations, and in no time, there are decisions.

“We are not accusing you, all things considered, your own depends on realities introduced to you, however, we are attempting to change all that now because the land racketeering in FCT is going crazy.

“You see directive here, order there, order in the following two minutes; directive in the following five minutes; directive shortly; it is extraordinary. Some of them even go outside to Kuje.

“We need to draw this out into the open with the goal that you can investigate it. That isn’t awesome,” he said.

The Minister praised the Chief Judge for the security of the FCT Judiciary and the friendly connection between the FCT and the Judiciary and focused on the need to reinforce the functioning agreement.

He vowed to work on the government assistance of judges in the FCT legal executive, especially in the space of convenience.