Lagos lawyer seeks Court’s interpretation on Operation Atilogwu Udo


Nigerian Army renam Operation Python Dance to Operation Dance for Peace

A Lagos-based Activist, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, on Monday, prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to give interpretation to the provisions of the Security Laws of Nigeria.

They include: provisions of the 1999 Constitution, The Police Act, The National Security Agencies Act, and The Armed Forces Act.

Omirhobo is asking the court for an interpretation and construction of these laws, in relation to recent Military Operations in the Country.

He said that the operations include; Operation Ayem Akpatuma, Operation Crocodile smile 4, and Operation Python dance (Egwu Eke) now christened as Atilogwu Udo.

The applicant filed this suit barley four days after he had commenced a similar suit in Lagos, seeking restraining orders on the Operation Crocodile Smile 4 in the State .

The applicant’s new suit makred FHC/ABJ/CS/1322/2019, is brought pursuant to the Fundamental Rights Enforcement Procedure Rules, 2009 and under the inherent jurisdiction of the court.

Among those joined as defendants…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper