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Lawyer Sues President Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Others Over Capturing Of Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

Lawyer Sues President Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Others Over Shooting Of Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate


In line with the Sahara Stories, The Authorized Practitioner (Yusuf Temilola Nurudeen) has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to courtroom.

The lawyer dragged Buhari and Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to courtroom over the killing of peaceable #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate.

The lawyer, within the go well with filed for himself and on behalf of the #ENDSARS protesters, additionally joined the Legal professional-Basic of the Federation, Legal professional-Basic of Lagos State, Nigerian Military, Nigeria Police Drive, Chief of Military Workers, Inspector-Basic of Police, Brigadier-Basic Francis Omata, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, and M. I. Yahya because the 2nd, 4th, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, 10th and 11th respondents.

Within the go well with earlier than the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Lagos, the lawyer prayed the courtroom to find out whether or not the capturing of protesters was not a violation of the rights of the protesters and whether or not the state of affairs, environment and conducts of the protesters have degenerated into any state of affairs that envisaged the deployment of the military.

He additionally requested the courtroom to find out whether or not the sixth, eighth and 10th defendants haven’t failed of their constitutional tasks to supply sufficient safety for #ENDSARS protesters.

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The lawyer additionally requested the courtroom to provide an “order of perpetual injunction towards the defendants whether or not by themselves, brokers, privies and servants from making use of brute power by deploying officers and males on the Nigerian Military or any armed forces to disperse peaceable protesters and different aggrieved residents of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from organising themselves or convening peaceable assemblies, conferences, or rallies towards unpopular authorities insurance policies.

“An order by this honourable courtroom directing the defendants collectively and severally to revealed an unreserved public apology in 5 nationwide dailies to the plaintiff and all of the victims of the unjustifiable, inexcusable wrongful,’ illegal and unconstitutional deployment of officers and males of the Nigerian Military who murdered and injured peaceable #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday, 20th of October, 2020 by capturing life bullets at unarmed protesters together with the plaintiff and for violating their rights to freedom of expression and proper to peaceable meeting assured and guarded by sections 39 and 40 of the 1999 structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and Articles 9 (2) and 11 of the African Constitution on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act (Cap A9) LFN, 2004.

“An order of this honourable courtroom compelling the defendants collectively and severally to pay the households of all Nigerian youth that misplaced their life at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday, 20th of October, 2020 the sum of N50, 000, 000 (Fifty million naira) every damages and pay the plaintiff the sum N5,OOO,OOO (5 Million Naira) for the violation of his proper to freedom of expression and proper to peaceable meeting assured and guarded by to Sections 39 and 40 of the 1999 structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and Articles 9 (2) and 11 of the African Constitution on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act (Cap A9) LFN, 2004.”

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