In an attack conducted by Nigerian security forces on December 2, security agents razed Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer’s house at Oraifite in Anambra State, while he was attending the funeral of his brother. Therefore, The Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, has awarded N52 million as damages against the police and Nigerian Army for invading the home of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lead counsel for, Nnamdi Kanu.
On Friday, Mr. Ejiofor also announced that he had won his legal battle against the police and the Nigerian army. He said the Federal High Court judge, Nnamdi Dimgba, in his judgment on the fundamental rights enforcement suit he filed in the aftermath of the invasion of his home, awarded N50 million against the police, Army, and other security agencies, as compensation for the gross violation of his rights.
Mr Ejiofor said, the court additionally, awarded N2 million as a cost for the lawsuit, to be paid to him by the police and Army to Mr Ejiofor.
In an interview with Punch said, “Justice Dimgba of Court No 2, Federal High Court Awka Judicial Division awarded me the sum of N50 million against the Police and Army and N2 million as cost for the action still against the Police and Army, cumulatively N52 million.