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Court Re-Opens Suit Against Bola Tinubu for Murder of Funsho Williams

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday okayed the re-list of a suit seeking the prosecution of National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and others over the gruesome murder of late Funsho Williams, Daily Independent reports.

Williams, a former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State was murdered at his residence in Lagos in June 2006.

Trial judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia had earlier struck out the suit which was filed by a former detainee in the Williams’ murder, Bashir Junaid for "want of diligent prosecution". But on Monday, the judge granted an application to re-list the suit.

The motion to re-list the suit was filed by the applicant’s lawyer, Tunji Adesheye.

Other defendants affected by the court’s order included former IGP, Sunday Ehindero; Attorney General of the Federation and the PDP.

The matter has been adjourned till September 29.