Court Okays Hearing Of Suit Seeking Prosecution Of Fani-Kayode, Senator Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu’s Escape

Court Okays Hearing Of Suit Seeking Prosecution Of Fani-Kayode, Senator Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu’s Escape
Court Okays Hearing Of Suit Seeking Prosecution Of Fani-Kayode, Senator Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu’s Escape

Court Okays Hearing Of Suit Seeking Prosecution Of Fani-Kayode, Senator Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu’s Escape

A suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel the police and the DSS to prosecute some individuals for the escape of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu has been approved by the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Punch reports that the suit was filed by Isiah Ayugu and Justice John Tsoho gave the order for commencement.

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, cleared for commencement a suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel the police and the Department of State Security Service to prosecute certain individuals for allegedly aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria.

Justice John Tsoho, in a ruling on an ex parte application, granted leave to the plaintiff, Mr. Isiah Ayugu, to commence the suit.

He ordered the suit to be served on the defendants – the DSS, its Director-General, the police and the Inspector-General of Police.

He fixed November 22 for the hearing of the suit.

Those the suit is seeking their arrest and prosecution included a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode.

They also include those who stood sureties for the bail granted Kanu by the Federal High Court in Abuja in April last year – Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Tochukwu Uchendu, and Emmanuel Shallom Ben.

Ayugu’s suit is seeking the arrest and prosecution of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode and also the sureties for Kanu’s bail – Senator Enyinnaya AbaribeTochukwu Uchendu, and Emmanuel Shallom Ben.

Justice Tsoho also fixed November 22 for hearing and ordered that the defendants – DSS, DSS DG, Police, and the IG of Police – be served notice.

Nnamdi Kanu had resurfaced in Jerusalem weeks back after going missing for over a year since the clash between the military and his supporters at his Abia home.

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