A High Court in Abia State has ordered that Nnamdi Kanu should be paid ₦1billion (One Billion Naira).
Gatekeepers News reports that the High Court in Abia ordered the Federal Government to pay the sum of N1 billion to Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and issue a letter of apology to him.
Kanu’s lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor made this known in a tweet, saying, “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.”
Kanu had approached the Court demanding N5 billion over the invasion of his father’s house by the military on September 10, 2017.
According to his lawyer, in a ruling on Wednesday, the Court presided over by Justice Benson Anya stated 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.