The judgment of the lawsuit filed by Nnamdi Kanu through his lawyer Barrister Aloy Ejimakor held at the Abia state High court, Umuahia has gotten a verdict that the federal government should apologize to Nnamdi Kanu on three National dailies.

The judgment read out buy Justice Benson Anya also gave the verdict that a compensation of one billion naira should be paid to Nnamdi Kanu by the federal government.

The judgment held that Nnamdi Kanu did not jump bail but fled for his life because of the military invasion in his house in 2017.

The court also said it lacks jurisdiction on the what happened to Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya.

The court also suggested to the Nigerian government on the use of political solution in the cases of Nnamdi Kanu.

Amos Tori, the counsel to the Nigerian Army declined comments on the judgment and said he will study the judgment when he gets a copy and get back to the press.

Among the stakeholders was Chief Ugo Chinyere, Igboayaka O Igboayaka, among a host of others.

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

The suit initiated by Aloy Ejimakor, the Special Counsel to Kanu/IPOB on August 27, 2021, is, among others, seeking the following reliefs: That the military invasion 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.

Others include that the arrest of 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.

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That the torture and detention of Kanu in Kenya by agents of the Nigerian government is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and amounts to infringement of 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.

That the expulsion of Mazi 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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