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Melaye Sues Gbajabiamila, Others Over Control Of Infectious Diseases Bill

A file picture of Senator Dino Melaye. Photograph: [email protected]_melaye.

 

 

A former lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district within the Nationwide Meeting, Senator Dino Melaye, has sued the Speaker of the Home of Meeting, Femi Gbajabiamila, and 4 others over the Management of Infectious Illnesses Invoice, 2020.

In a go well with he filed on Monday, Senator Melaye requested the Federal Excessive Courtroom sitting in Abuja to declare that the provisions of sections 5(three), 6, eight, 13(1&2), 15, 16(6), 17(7), 19, 23, 24, 29 (b), 30, 44, 45 and 47 of the invoice have been draconian, oppressive and authoritarian.

He additionally sought an order of the court docket declaring that they have been in breach, and or have been prone to breach his elementary rights, as supplied for within the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).

In a discover of software for an order imposing his elementary rights, Senator Melaye prayed for an order of the court docket declaring the sections as invalid, unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional, null, and void and of no impact in any way.

He additionally requested an order of the court docket directing the primary to fourth respondents to delete the provisions of sections 5(three), 6, eight, 13(1&2), 15, 16(6), 17(7), 19, 23, 24, 29 (b), 30, 44, 45 and 47 of the Management of Infectious Illnesses Invoice 2020, saying they inconsistent with sections 34,35,37,38,40,41(1) and 44 of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).

Senator Meale additionally sought an order of injunction restraining the respondents, whether or not, by themselves, their committees, their brokers, staff, servants, privies and or howsoever known as, from additional continuing with, or persevering with with additional debates, or the law-making processes with respect to sections 5(three), 6, eight, 13(1&2), 15, 16(6), 17(7), 19, 23, 24, 29 (b), 30, 44, 45 and 47 of the Management of Infectious Illnesses Invoice, 2020.

Listed as the primary to fifth respondents are Clerk of the Nationwide Meeting of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Clerk of the Home of Representatives, and the speaker of the Home of Representatives.

Others are the Lawyer Common of the Federation and the Inspector Common of Police.

Nevertheless, no date has been mounted for the listening to of the go well with.

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