#ENDSARS: Lawyer Sues President Bukhari, Sanwo-Olu And Others For Shooting Demonstrators At Lekki Toll Station
Yusuf Temilola Nurudin, a practicing lawyer, has dragged Nigeria’s number one man, President Muhammadu Bukhari, into court, SaharaReporters reported.
A lawyer dragged Bukhari and Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to court for killing peaceful #ENDSARS demonstrators at a toll station in Lekki.
In a lawsuit filed on behalf of the #ENDSARS protesters, the lawyer also joined the Federation Attorney General, Lagos Attorney General, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police, Army Chief of Staff. , Inspector General of Police, Brigadier General Francis Omata, Commissioner of Police for Lagos State, and M.I. Yahya – 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th ° interviewee.
In a case before the Lagos Federal High Court, the lawyer asked the court to determine whether the shooting of the demonstrators had violated the rights of the demonstrators and whether the situation, atmosphere and behavior of the demonstrators had escalated into an army deployment.
He also asked the court to determine if the 6th, 8th and 10th defendants violated their constitutional obligations to ensure the proper security of the #ENDSARS protesters.
The lawyer asked the court to recognize the actions of the defendants to violently disperse and shoot the protesters “unjustified, unjustified and unacceptable, therefore, illegal, illegal, unconstitutional and violating the plaintiff’s right to freedom. freedom of speech and the right to peaceful assembly. “
He also asked the court to declare that the actions of the accused in shooting and killing at least seven protesters and injuring many were an abuse of power by President Bukhari.
The lawyer also asked the court to issue “an indefinite restraining order against single accused, agents, individuals and employees against the use of brute force by officers and soldiers of the Nigerian army or any other force. armed to disperse peaceful demonstrators and other injured citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from organizing or convening peaceful assemblies, rallies or demonstrations against unpopular government policies.
“An order from this distinguished court directing the defendants to jointly and separately publish an unconditional public apology in five national newspapers to the plaintiff and all victims of the unjustified, unjustifiable, illegal, illegal and unconstitutional use of officers and enlisted men. The Nigerian army killed and of the Lecchi Toll Clause on Tuesday 20 October 2020, firing life bullets at unarmed demonstrators, including the plaintiff, and for violating their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly and protected by Articles 39 and 40 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria . (as amended) and Articles 9 (2) and 11 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Application) Act (Chapter A9) LPN, 2004.
“The judgment of this noble court, which obliges the defendants to pay jointly and severally to the families of all young Nigerians who died at the Lecchi toll station on Tuesday 20 October 2020, an amount of 50,000,000 N (fifty million naira) each compensates and pays the applicant 5,000,000 000 (five million naira) for violation of his right to freedom of expression and the right to peaceful assembly, guaranteed and protected by Articles 39 and 40 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended) and Articles 9 (2) and 11 of the African Charter of Rights Act people and peoples (ratification and application) (chapter A9) LFN, 2004 “