Kogi High Court Strikes Out Suit Against Dangote

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A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja, yesterday struck out a motion challenging its jurisdiction in the suit filed by a limited liability company, Modulous Nigeria Limited against Dangote Cement PLC.

 

 

The trial judge and chief judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah in his ruling held that the motion filed by the defendant (Dangote Cement PLC) was incompetent and therefore, struck it out.

 

 

Modulous Nigeria Limited and Ayodele Durotifa, the company’s Managing Director, had dragged the cement company to court in suit number HCL/25/2015 PLC over default in payment of agreed contract sum.

 

 

The company had in its Motion on Notice said that the defendant contracted to it, the construction of a block of two classrooms and an Administrative Block at the UBE Junior Secondary School, Obajana in the sum of N8,276,109.00.

Credits: Sam Egwu/Leadership


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