By G9ija

Bauchi state government has instituted legal action in the Bauchi State High Court against Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara and 28 others over the killing and destruction of properties that followed the botched celebration of Baba Peter Gonto 21st anniversary in Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro local government areas of Bauchi state.

Vanguard had reported that former Speaker, Yakubu Dogara had allegedly written a letter to the Director-General of State Security Services, and the Inspector General of Police in which he warned of an impending security threat if the 21st remembrance anniversary of Baba Gonto was allowed to hold.

Among the eleven count charge sighted by Vanguard on Friday, Hon. Dogara and 28 others were accused of conspiring to cause bodily harm on people in the area in order to frustrate the progress of the memorial anniversary.

The eleven count suit reads in part: “Pursuant to Sections 98 (1) & (2), 100 (b) and 103 (b) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Bauchi State, 2018. Count One: That you, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, male of Maitama, Abuja-FCT, Air Commodore Ishaku Komo (Rtd), male of Kaduna-Abuja Road, Kaduna, Kaduna State, Rev. Markus Musa, male of Tafawa Balewa Town, Peter Emmanuel, male of Tafawa Balewa Town, Ga’Allah Daniel, male of Tafawa Balewa Town, Iliya Emmanuel, male of Tafawa Balewa Town…