Kanu files fresh N50bn suit against FG, insists he was abducted from Kenya


Nnamdi Kanu: We expect justice on Friday ― IPOB's Lawyer
Nnamdi Kanu: We expect justice on Friday ― IPOB's Lawyer

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

The detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Thursday, instituted a fresh N50billion suit against the Federal Government, alleging that he was forcefully abducted from Kenya and returned to the country for trial, in violation of his fundamental human rights.

Kanu, whose trial is scheduled to resume before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, in the suit he filed through his team of lawyers led by Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, posed three legal questions for the court to determine.

He is praying the court to, determine; “Whether the way and manner in which the Plaintiff was abducted in Kenya and extraordinarily renditioned to Nigeria is consistent with extant laws particularly the provisions of Article 12 (4) of the African charter on human and peoples rights (ratification and enforcement) act cap a9 laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, and article/part 5 (a) of the African charter’s…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper