Odunews.com reports that the case was dismissed by the Judge on the basis of lack of ‘cogent and verifiable’ evidence.
Recall that an online news platform, DailyNigerian, in October 2018 released videos showing the Kano state Governor allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors.
A Kano based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti had approached the court seeking an order to the EFCC to provide a report of its forensic investigation analysis of the said video allegedly showing Ganduje receiving bribe from an unknown contractor.
The dismissal of the case by the Kano Federal High Court has stirred reactions from Nigerians as most see the ruling as not been fair.
See some twitter reactions below:
When @OfficialPDPNig was in power, the courts cldn't find anything on a James Ibori. Now @OfficialAPCNg is in power, a High Court absolves @officialEFCC from responsibility for investigating manifest official wrongdoing. #WindVaneJurisprudence is real!https://t.co/qDZaA9ei9v
— Chidi Odinkalu (@ChidiOdinkalu) December 16, 2019
— Izunna Okpala (@uzi_an) December 16, 2019
Although the Ganduje's suit dismissed was the one requesting EFCC to release a forensic report of the alleged 'bribe-taking' videos of Ganduje, that is just the beginning of the end of the bribe allegations. After all, Ganduje is still loyal to Buhari and the 'cabals'
— Adelowo Adegboyega (@gboyegs4real) December 16, 2019
This Ganduje story is one prime example of the ignorance on this app. But beyond ignorance is the deliberate decision by some to be obtuse
— Kehinde Anibaloye (@mckenny) December 16, 2019
Ganduje was caught with hands locked in the cookie jar taking dollar bribes, but since he is nestled within the castle of the holy Grail and wrapped in the babariga of sai Baba tayin-tayin, he won't go to jail. The magic broom has swept his sins away.
Witchcraft yi mad o!
— Aségun (@DynamiteAsegun) December 16, 2019
— DanAmana??? (@ayadamana) December 16, 2019
Buhari's reaction on Ganduje saga video
"I don't know how much technology was used in doing that" ~Buhari
Court dismiss Ganduje's bribery case ~The Cable
I know something like that can happen at the finale.
— M Abba (@M_Abba_) December 16, 2019
But if it were sowore ??♀️
First Alison madueke now ganduje ??♀️
I need an agent abeg.
I am thinking of relocating to Amsterdam, Norway or Denmark https://t.co/zunkYqAtL4
— ? (@Mz_Jibz) December 16, 2019
The court that hammered former CJN Walter Onnoghe over non disclosure of his assets, has freed Kano State governor Ganduje, who was filmed pocketing bribe in dollars. Meaning, that, the law is not applicable same… https://t.co/7jo1jSbbCG
— Adelaja Adeoye (@AdelajaAdeoye) December 16, 2019
This type of Court ruling on Ganduje is one of the reasons why I don’t pity the Judiciary. The executive can [email protected] and shit on their heads I don’t bloody care.
Moreover,Gen Buhari has told us that they were yet to find out the technology used in video that went viral.
— Ike Anthony Abaelu (@Ike_Grandeur) December 16, 2019
What happened to the Ganduje's bribery video case?
Who owns the Ikoyi Gate dollars?
Where is Lawal Daura?
What happens to the Burdelon bullion van ?
Who burnt the PDP women leader alive in Kogi?
— Chuks David (@chuzze) December 16, 2019
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