HomeNEWSIPOB: Court delivers judgment in Nnamdi Kanu’s fundamental rights suit Jan 19

IPOB: Court delivers judgment in Nnamdi Kanu’s fundamental rights suit Jan 19

Nnamdi Kanu’s fundamental rights suit pending before the High Court of Abia State has been set down for judgment on January 19, 2022.

His lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.

Ejimakor recalled that the suit was heard and concluded on December 10, 2021 before Justice Benson Anya of the High Court of Abia State in Umuahia.

The suit which I initiated on 27th August, 2021 is seeking orders for “a declaration that the military invasin of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s home in Abia State in September 2017 by the Nigerian government is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and amounts to infringement of his fundamental rights to life, dignity of his person, his personal liberty and fair hearing as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights.

“A declaration the arrest of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya by agents of the Nigerian government without due process of law is arbitrary, illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and amounts to infringement of his fundamental rights against arbitrary arrest, to his personal liberty and to fair hearing as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights.

“A declaration that the torture and detention of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya by agents of the Nigerian government is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and amounts to infringement of the his fundamental rights against torture and to fair hearing, as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights.

“A declaration that the expulsion of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from Kenya to Nigeria by the Nigerian government and his consequent detention and planned prosecution in Charge No: FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015 (Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Nnamdi Kanu) is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and amount to infringement of his fundamental rights against unlawful expulsion and detention, and to fair hearing, as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights.

 

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