The detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has dragged the federal government of Nigeria to an Abia State high court, raising issues of his human rights violation.
Respondents in the matter include the federal government, the Nigeria Army, the Department of State Service, DSS, and the Nigeria Police.
Kanu in his eight pleas, seeking for enforcement of his fundamental rights, wants the court to among other things halts his trial currently in motion at the federal high court in Abuja.
His special counsel, Mr Aloy Ejimakor disclosed that he, on Tuesday, secured an order from the High Court of Abia State to serve by substituted means an Application for enforcement of the Fundamental Rights of Kanu, which he recently brought before the High Court of Abia State.
The next hearing date is set for 21st September 2021 in Umuahia.