Jubilation As Nnamdi Kanu Won Nigerian Government Over Violation of His Human Right -There was Joy and celebrations across South Eastern part of Nigeria(BIAFRA) As Court orders FG to pay Nnamdi Kanu N1bn over violation of His Human Right. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been vindicated following his winning at Federal High Court Umuahia, Abia State today 19th February, 2022.
Jubilation As Nnamdi Kanu Won Nigerian Government Over Violation of His Human Right
A high court in Umuahia, Abia state, has ordered the federal government to pay N1 billion to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), for violating his rights.
Kanu, who is in DSS custody, filed the suit through his counsel, Aloy Ejimakor against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), and the Department of State Services (DSS) for allegedly violating his fundamental human rights.
Aside from the AGF and the DSS director-general, other respondents include the federal government of Nigeria (first), chief of army staff (third), inspector-general of police (fifth), and three others.
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Amongst other reliefs sought in the suit marked HIH/FR14/2021, Kanu asked the court to compel the respondents to pay him N5 billion in damages as monetary compensation for the “physical, mental, emotional, psychological and other damages” suffered as a result of the alleged infringement on his fundamental rights.
He also sought damages for the invasion of his father’s house on September 10, 2017, by the military.
Delivering judgment on Wednesday, Benson Anya, the judge, described the invasion of Kanu’s Afaraukwu residence as notorious and brazen.
The judge also ordered the federal government to issue a public apology to Kanu in three national dailies.
He also advised the federal government to adopt a political resolution in dealing with issues involving Kanu.
However, the judge struck out other reliefs sought by Kanu’s legal team, including his repatriation from Kenya and continued detention by the DSS.
May God give him more victory as he pursue for the freedom of the poor. Amen