Nnamdi Kanu sues Malami over ‘rights violation’, demands N5bn as damages


Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has instituted a suit against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), and the Department of State Services (DSS) for allegedly violating his fundamental human rights.

Kanu, who is currently in DSS custody, filed the suit on Tuesday through his counsel, Aloy Ejimakor.

In the suit marked HIH/FR14/2021, Kanu is asking the Abia state high court to compel the AGF, DSS and other respondents to pay him N5 billion in damages as monetary compensation for the “physical, mental, emotional, psychological and other damages” suffered as a result of the alleged infringements on his fundamental rights.

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