A High Court in Abia State has ordered the Federal Government of Nigerian to pay the sum of N1 billion to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and issue a letter of apology to him.
Kanu had sue the government demaning N5 billion over the invasion of his father’s house by the military on September 10, 2017. Many people were killed during the invasion.
Kanu’s lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor said in a tweet on Wednesday that the Court presided over by Justice Benson Anya held that the Federal Government violated the IPOB leader’s fundamental rights.
The Court also recommended political solution to the agitation for the restoration of the defunct Biafra Republic championed by IPOB.
Ejimakor tweeted, “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.
“Most importantly, the court recommended political solution to the #Biafran agitation.”