Court awards N1b to Kanu, orders FG to tender apology

The High Court of Abia State, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to pay N1 billion compensation to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, for the violation of his fundamental rights, including the illegal invasion of his country home in Afara Ukwu, Umuahia North L.G.A of the state in September 2017 by the military. The trial judge, Benson Anya, additionally, ordered the government to render apology to Kanu for the trauma he went through. Kanu, in the suit, had sought N5 billion compensation and apology from the government and urged the court to declare that

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