Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has given the Department of State Services, DSS, and the police order to commence prosecution and arrests Senator Abaribe, Femi Fani-Kayode, Tochukwu Uchendu and Emmanuel Shallom Ben over allegedly aiding the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’s escape from the country.
Justice John Tsoho, in a ruling on an ex parte application, granted leave to the plaintiff, Mr. Isiah Ayugu, to commence the suit.
He ordered the suit to be served on the defendants – the DSS, its Director-General, the police and the Inspector-General of Police.
While hearing of the suit has been fixed for November 22, Justice Tsoho on Friday granted leave to the plaintiff, Ayugu, to commence the suit and also directed that the suit be served to the DSS, its Director-General, the police and the Inspector-General of Police, who are the defendants.
Those the suit is seeking their arrest and prosecution included a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi 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 Shallom Ben.