Court Stops Jonathan From Signing Oil & Gas Bill
A Lagos Federal High Court, on Tuesday, restrained President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, from assenting to the bill for an Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Export Free Zone Act., PM News reports.
The court presided over by Justice Saliu Saidu also restrained the National Assembly, the Clerk of the National Assembly from forwarding the Bill for an Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Export Free Zone Authority Act. Cap. 05 to President Jonathan for Assent.
The court also restrained the defendants, their agents and privies from prohibiting the usage of the plaintiffs’ facilities at Snake Island, Integrated Free Zone, for Oil and Gas cargoes destined for use in the free zone.
The matter was adjourned till May 26, 2015, for further hearing.