A former federal lawmaker and Govt Director, Centre for Peace and Growth, Shehu Sani, has described the refusal of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to obey court docket orders as an affront on the structure.
Sani stated this in a press assertion on Thursday in Abuja whereas reacting to the continued detention of pro-democracy campaigner and Writer of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, by the Division of State Providers regardless of a Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja ordering his quick launch on bail on Tuesday.
Based on Sani, such a disrespect the regulation is tantamount to desecration of the structure that legitimised its existence.
He stated, “When a democratic authorities disrespects the regulation, it defecates on the structure that legitimises its existence.
“When court docket orders are disrespected, the legal guidelines of the land is desecrated and justice is incinerated.”
Talking additional, Sani pointed that disrespect for court docket orders would compel residents to withstand the regulation, one thing he describes as an invite to anarchy.
He added, “Any citizen of a democratic state held in captivity towards the regulation of his nation is a hostage of an autocratic energy.
“If Sowore has damaged any regulation, let the dimensions of justice decide his destiny and never the machete of energy.”