According to reports, a Federal High Court in Lagos has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to suspend all actions on the move to extradite the Ogun East Senator-elect, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, to the United States to face trial on alleged drug trafficking offences.
The presiding judge, Justice Ibrahim Buba, while adjourning hearing in all pending applications on the subject matter till June 19, said on Thursday that status quo must be maintained till all the applications were decided one way or the other.
Pending before Buba is the committal suit filed by Kashamu against the Attorney General of the Federation and the Chairman of the NDLEA, citing them for contempt of court.
In response, the NDLEA is challenging the jurisdiction of the court to entertain the matter.
Besides, the anti-narcotic agency is seeking the reversal of the court order of May 26 which directed it to withdraw more…
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