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#FreeMaziNnamdiKanu Initiative Clarifies Reliefs Sought By Biafra Leader, Nnamdi Kanu In Lawsuit Against Buhari Government

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An initiative referred to as #FreeMaziNnamdiKanu has clarified the reliefs sought within the lawsuit filed by Aloy Ejimakor, one of many counsel for Nnamdi Kanu, the detained chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), on behalf of the separatist chief earlier than the Abia State Excessive Courtroom. 

On September 7, 2021, Ejimakor filed a go well with earlier than a state Excessive Courtroom to press for Kanu’s launch to get enough medical therapies, amongst different rights entitled to him. 



The go well with seeks to implement Kanu’s proper to life and dignity, liberty, honest listening to, and freedom from arbitrary arrest, detention and illegal expulsion. 

Whereas Kanu is the applicant, there are eight respondents: Federal Republic of Nigeria; Legal professional-Common of the Federation; Chief of Military Workers; Brigade Commander, 14 Brigade, Nigerian Military, Ohafia, Abia State; Inspector-Common of Police; Commissioner for Police, Abia State; Director-Common, State Safety Service (SSS) and Abia State Director, State Safety Service. 

The clarification comes amid adverse campaigns towards the go well with which is allegedly being sponsored by Kanu’s enemies. 

A press release despatched to SaharaReporters by the #FreeMaziNnamdiKanu initiative reads: “For the avoidance of any doubt, the Swimsuit filed by Barr. Aloy Ejimakor on behalf of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on the Excessive Courtroom of Abia State is requesting the next:

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“A declaration that the navy invasion of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s residence in Abia State in September 2017 by the Nigerian authorities is unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional and quantity to infringement of his basic rights to life, the dignity of his individual, his private liberty and honest listening to as assured underneath the provisions of the Nigerian Structure and the African Constitution on Human and Individuals’s Rights.

“A declaration that the arrest of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya by brokers of the Nigerian authorities with out due means of legislation is bigoted, unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional and quantities to infringement of his basic rights towards arbitrary arrest, to his private liberty and to honest listening to as assured underneath the Nigerian Structure and the African Constitution on Human and Individuals’s Rights.

“A declaration that the torture and detention of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya by brokers of the Nigerian authorities is unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional and quantities to infringement of his basic rights towards torture and to honest listening to, as assured underneath the Nigerian Structure and the African Constitution on Human and Individuals’s Rights.

“A declaration that the expulsion of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from Kenya to Nigeria by the Nigerian authorities and his consequent detention and deliberate prosecution in Cost No: FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015 (Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Nnamdi Kanu) is unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional and quantity to infringement of his basic rights towards illegal expulsion and detention, and to honest listening to, as assured underneath the Nigerian Structure and the African Constitution on Human and Individuals’s Rights.

“An order of injunction restraining the Nigerian authorities from taking any additional step within the prosecution of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Cost No: FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015 (Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Nnamdi Kanu) pursuant to his illegal his expulsion from Kenya to Nigeria.

“An order mandating and compelling the Nigerian authorities to forthwith launch Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from detention and to revive him to his liberty, identical being his state of being as of nineteenth June, 2021; and to thereupon repatriate him to Britain, his nation of domicile and citizenship.

“An order mandating and compelling the Nigerian authorities to concern an official Letter of Apology to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu for the infringement of his basic rights and publication of stated Letter of Apology in three (3) nationwide dailies and for such order or additional order(s) because the Courtroom might deem match to make within the circumstances of this Swimsuit.”

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