Fani-Kayode
Femi Fani-Kayode

The Federal High Court in Abuja has approved suit seeking an order to compel the police and the DSS to prosecute Femi Fani-Kayode and others for aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria.

Ruling in a an ex parte application, Justice John Tsoho granted leave to the plaintiff, Isiah Ayugu, to commence the suit.

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Justice Tsoho directed that the suit be served on the defendants – the DSS, its Director-General, the police and the Inspector-General of Police.

He fixed ruling on the suit for November 22.

Those the suit is seeking their arrest and prosecution included a former Minister of Aviation, Fani-Kayode.

They also include those who stood sureties for the bail granted Kanu by the Federal High Court in Abuja in April last year – Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Tochukwu Uchendu, and Emmanuel Shalom Ben.