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Sunday Igboho demands N5.5bn damages from Nigerian govt




Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, is demanding N5bn in damages from the Legal professional Common of the Federation (AGF) and the Division of State Companies (DSS), over the invasion of his home within the early hours of July 1 by DSS operatives.

Igboho, who’s at the moment in detention in Benin Republic, filed the go well with on the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Ibadan on Friday by way of his counsel, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN).

Throughout the raid, two of his associates had been killed, whereas 12 others had been arrested.

Igboho is contending that the invasion of his home within the Soka space of Ibadan, was malicious and in addition amounted to a violation of his elementary human rights.

The agitator instructed the courtroom that the DSS operatives stormed his residence at about 1 am on July 1 and “with out asserting who they had been or asking the applicant (Igboho) to open his gate, shot their means by way of, killing two folks, together with an aged Imam doing Tahjud (vigil), capturing at automobiles, thereby destroying them and never sparing animals, like cats and canine in complete violation of the intendments of the elemental human rights provisions of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 and the African Constitution on Human and Folks’s Rights Act.”

He mentioned for 2 hours, they shot by way of the ceiling and roof of his home, depriving him of “the quiet enjoyment of his home for the interval of the armed invasion of the mentioned property.”

Igboho desires the courtroom to order the defendants to return his private belongings, which they allegedly carted away in the course of the operations.

He listed the gadgets as N2m money, €1,000, journey paperwork, gold jewellery and wristwatches, an iPhone 12 cell phone, Samsung cell phone, and different gadgets but to be ascertained.

Igboho can also be demanding that the AGF, the DSS and the DSS DG pay him N500m as cowl for the harm executed to his automobiles and home and one other N5bn as “exemplary and/or aggravated damages for breaching the applicant’s elementary rights in the middle of the unlawful and malicious invasion of his residence.”

As well as, the embattled Yoruba Nation agitator desires the courtroom to declare that he has “unquestionable and inalienable elementary proper to peacefully marketing campaign and look for self-determination of Yoruba tribe in Nigeria and foyer the legislature to amend the 1999 Structure.”

The courtroom is but to repair a date for the listening to of the go well with.

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