By Jennifer Y Omiloli
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has given the Department of State Services (DSS), and the police order to commence prosecution of Femi Fani-Kayode, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Tochukwu Uchendu, and Emmanuel Shallom Ben for allegedly aiding the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, escape from the country.
The court’s ruling was on a suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel the police and the Department of State Security Service to prosecute certain individuals following Kanu’s escape brought before the court by Isiah Ayugu.
On Friday, Justice Tsoho, granted leave to the plaintiff, Ayugu, to commence the suit.
The judge directed that the suit be served on the DSS, its Director-General, the police and the Inspector-General of Police, who are the defendants.
Justice Tsoho further fixed November 22 for the hearing of the suit.