The Federal Government of Nigeria has been ordered by a High Court in Abia State to pay the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, a sum of N1 billion and an apology letter.
Kanu’s lawyer revealed this information through his twitter account , “Mazi Nnamdi Kanu wins as Abia High Court rules that the Federal Government violated his fundamental rights. Orders the Federal government to pay N1b to him and issue a letter of apology to him.
Nnamdi Kanu had processed to the Court in Abia requesting N5 billion as a result of an incident on the 10th September 2017, involving the Nigerian military invading his fathers house.
According to Aloy Ejimakor, Kanu’s Lawyer, during ruling on Wednesday the Court presided over by Justice Benson Anya stated that the Federal Government of Nigeria violated the fundamental rights of the IPOB leader.
The Abia Court further recommended a lasting political solution to the unrest in eastern Nigeria originating from the Indigenous People of Biafra.
More details as the story develops ……