The Department of State Service and its Director-General, Mr. Yusuf Bichi, have said they cannot be compelled by the Federal High Court in Abuja to prosecute those accused of aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria.
They stated that not even the President of Nigeria could tell them how to contain national security threats.
They stated these in their notice of preliminary objection which they filed in response to a suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel them and the police to arrest and prosecute some named individuals, including a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, for alleged culpability in the escape of Kanu who reportedly surfaced in Israel recently.
Others proposed for prosecution also include those who stood sureties for the bail granted Kanu by the Federal High Court in Abuja in April last year –…
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