Innoson Boss, Innocent Chukwuma Withdraws Ex parte Application Filed Against EFCC, GTB

As controversy continues to trail his arrest, the chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Innoson Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, on Friday, withdrew an ex parte charges he filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).

The company and it’s owner, had on Thursday, December 21, filed an ex parte charges against the EFCC and GTB over his arrest which he described as unlawful and unjust. The application was filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos by Chukwuma’s lawyer, claiming that his arrest by EFCC was at the instance of GTB. An ex parte application is a legal proceeding brought by one person in the absence of and without representation or notification of other parties.
The Punch reports that the judge in charge, Justice Hadiza Shagari, had adjourned till Friday, December 22, for hearing. However, the GTB lawyer, Adebowale Kamoru, showed up in court on Friday, claiming his client was aware of Innoson’s move to get injunction against them

Kamoru prayed the court to let his client to be heard in the case. After Kamoru’s plea to the court, Innoson’s counsel, Prof. MacCarty Mbaduagha, said he had been instructed by his client to withdraw the ex parte application. Justice Shagari granted Mbaduagha’s prayer for the case to be withdraw.