BREAKING: Court rejects Melaye’s suit against Infectious Disease Bill

By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja

 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected a suit by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, also referred to as the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Bill.

In a judgment on Tuesday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear and determine issues raised in…

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