Enugu Governor, Peter Mbah has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to commit the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Yusha’u Ahmed, to prison for disobeying court order on the certificate issued to him.
Mba, in the suit alleged that the NYSC DG flouted the order of the court made on May 15, restraining him from issuing, publishing or continue to issue, publish disclaimer to the effect that the certificate of national service dated Jan. 6, 2003, with certificate number: A.808297 issued to him was not issued by the corps.
Mba seek to commit the NYSC DG to court in a Form 49 filed through his lawyer, Emeka Ozoani, SAN, before Justice Inyang Ekwo,dated and filed June 22.
It was filed in accordance with Order IX, Rule 13, Judgment Enforcement Rules of the Sheriffs and Civil Process Act, CAP. S6, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
“The plaintiff apply to this court for an order for your committal to prison for having disobeyed the order of this court,” it read in part.
In the Form 48 attached to the application, it read: ‘Take notice that unless you obey the directions contained in this order, you will be quilty of contempt of court and will be liable to be committed to prison.”
Although the matter was scheduled for today (Friday) for motion, the court did not sit.
Consequently, the case was adjourned until July 4.