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El-Zakzaky, wife drag DSS, FG to court



Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, chief of the Islamic Motion of Nigeria, IMN, and his spouse Malama Zeenah Ibrahim, have individually taken the Division of State Companies and the Lawyer Common of the Federation to the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja, difficult the seizure of their worldwide passports.

The Vice President, Media Discussion board of the Islamic Motion in Nigeria, Abdullahi Usman, in a press release famous that their elementary rights enforcement swimsuit no FHC/ABJ/CS/230/2021 is being crammed by Falana Chambers.

Sheikh Zakzaky and Malama Zeenah Ibrahim dropped at the discover of the court docket that their passports had been final seen in possession of the Nationwide Intelligence Service (NIA) who’ve formally denied that it’s of their possession.

The assertion defined that subsequent to this, the duo had since declared their passports misplaced, saying that upon trying to resume the passports by means of immigration it was revealed that their passports had been flagged by the DSS.


It stated all official requests to the DSS to take away the restriction have since then been ignored.

They prayed the court docket to compel the 2 respondents to launch the passports to them or raise the ‘Purple Flag’ restrictions on their passports in addition to implement their elementary rights to freedom of motion, including {that a} perpetual injunction stopping the respondents from additional harassment and intimidating conduct must be granted.

Additionally they prayed the court docket to mandate the respondents to pay the sum of N2 billion as common and exemplary damages for the violation of the candidates’ rights to freedom of motion, honest listening to, and property.

In line with the assertion, “They stated within the absence of any court docket order, the seizure of the passports by the respondents constituted a menace to their lives since they’ve denied them the chance to hunt pressing medical consideration exterior the nation as advisable by their Physicians.”

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