Court restrains Dantata, Northern Club from organizing 2021 Polo Game in Kano


A Kano High Court, has stopped Alhaji Tajuddeen Aminu Dantata, the eldest son of a Kano business mogul, Aminu and his Northern Turf Club Authority from conducting this year 2021 Polo Competition.

The High Court presided over by Justice Ibrahim Umar, restrained Dantata (the Chairman Kano Turf Club) and Northern Turf Club Authority from holding or organising any horse racing in Kano on 14th and 15th August, 2021 or any date pending the hearing and determination of originating summons.

Justice Umar granted the interim order upon an ex-parte motion by the applicant himself Barrister Bashiru Ibrahim with accompanying 11-paragraph affidavit and duly sworn to by himself.

Justice Ibrahim Umar consequently ordered that leave to be served to Northern State Turf Club Authority through Dantata.

According to the order sighted by our reporter, Kano State Government is included as 3rd respondent.

The court adjourned the case to 6th October, 2021 for the hearing of motion on notice

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