The SANs involved are;
Mr. S.I Ameh, Jubrin Okutepa, Dr Garba Tetengi, Ahmed Raji and Mr Olumiyiwa Akinboro. In the contempt charge, the SANs were alleged to have placed “Caveat Emptor” on the judgement of the Federal High Court which granted permission to President Muhammadu Buhari to deduct the $418 million from the financial allocation of the 36 states.
According Deborah Musa of Aljazirah, A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday granted that the contempt charge against five Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, involved in the $418 million Paris Club refund suit be served through courier services within seven days.
Juatice Inyang Ekwo ordered for substituted service following complaints that the five senior lawyers have allegedly refused to personally receive the charge as required by law.