El-Rufai sues Senator Shehu Sani, alleges defamation


Governor Nasir el-Rufai has sued Senator Shehu Sani alleging that the senator representing the Kaduna Central defamed his character.

In the suit, el-Rufai is seeking N2bn damages from Sani as compensation for the injury he allegedly suffered as a result of “the malicious  statements” by the Senator through the mass media.

The governor alleged that Sani humiliated him and defamed his integrity  by  calling him a drunk, loose cannon and an embarrassment to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Among other reliefs, Governor el-Rufai is seeking a declaration that the alleged derogatory remarks were totally false and injurious to his person in the eyes of the public.


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