A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Usman Baba, to three-month imprisonment.The IGP was sentenced over his alleged refusal to obey a sister court judgment reinstating a police officer, Patrick Okoli, who was compulsorily retired back to work.

Justice Bolaji Olajuwon, in a ruling on the contempt proceedings filed by Okoli’s lawyer, Arinze Egbo, also warned Baba against non-compliance with the earlier court judgment.

Justice Olajuwon warned that if the I-G failed to purge himself of the contempt, he shall be liable to another three months jail term.
Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba

 

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Usman Baba, to three-month imprisonment.

 

The IGP was sentenced over his alleged refusal to obey a sister court judgment reinstating a police officer, Patrick Okoli, who was compulsorily retired back to work.

 

Justice Bolaji Olajuwon, in a ruling on the contempt proceedings filed by Okoli’s lawyer, Arinze Egbo, also warned Baba against non-compliance with the earlier court judgment.

 

Justice Olajuwon warned that if the I-G failed to purge himself of the contempt, he shall be liable to another three months jail term.

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