Thursday, 3 April 2014

Breaking News: Court Award Sanusi Lamido 50 Million Naira Damage; Orders SSS to Release His International Passport

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the immediate release of the passport of suspended CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido seized by the State Security Services SSS.

Presiding judge Justice Ibrahim Buba also ordered the respondents in the suit including the police to pay fifty million naira to Sanusi Lamido as exemplary damages.

In adding to restraining the SSS and the police from arresting him, the court also ordered the respondents to issue a public apology to the applicant for his unlawful arrest, harassment, intimidation, withdrawal and seizure of his passport.

The court further held that the respondents had nothing to offer against  Sanusi Lamido’s denial of financial terrorism adding that the security agencies were only singing discordant tunes as afterthought.

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