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ECOWAS Court Fixes Date For Judgment In Dasuki’s Suit

The Community Court of Justice, Economic Community of West African States have scheduled Forty-five cases from 10 Member States for the first quarter of 2016 between February and April 2016, according to the records provided by the Registry Department of the Court.

The court will deliver judgments in five of the cases, give rulings on three others while the rest of the cases are for hearing, including suit no ECW/CCJ/APP/01/16 filed by the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).
A statement by the ECOWAS Court on Wednesday in Abuja said Dasuki’s suit had been fixed for March 15, 2016.
It stated that the suit filed by the former foreign minister of Burkina Faso in case number ECW/CCJ/APP/03/16 had been fixed for March 18, 2016.
Three of the judgments will be delivered on February 16, 2016, the statement added, noting that most of the cases bordered on human rights violations against Member States.
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“They include those filed by retired Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki, the National Security Adviser to former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, and another by Djibril Bassole, who served as foreign minister under former President Blaise Compaore. Both of them have approached the court for the enforcement of their fundamental human rights,” the statement said.


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