Nnamdi Kanu’s fundamental rights suit pending before the High Court of Abia State has been set down for judgment on January 19, 2022.
His lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.
Ejimakor recalled that the suit was heard and concluded on December 10, 2021 before Justice Benson Anya of the High Court of Abia State in Umuahia.
The suit which I initiated on 27th August, 2021 is seeking orders for “a declaration that the military invasion of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s home in Abia State in September 2017 by the Nigerian government is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and amounts to infringement of his fundamental rights to life, dignity of his person, his personal liberty and fair hearing as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights.
“An order mandating and compelling the the Nigerian government to forthwith release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from detention and to restore him to his liberty, same being his state of being as of 19th June, 2021; and to thereupon repatriate him to Britain, his country of domicile and citizenship.
An order of injunction restraining the Nigerian government from taking any further step in the prosecution of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Charge No: FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015 (Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Nnamdi Kanu) pursuant to his unlawful his expulsion from Kenya to Nigeria.