Obanikoro Hits EFCC with N100m lawsuit Over Human Rights violation

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Musiliu Obanikoro

Former minister of Defence Musiliu Obanikoro has hit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission with a N100m lawsuit over what he calls a violation of his human right.

He filed the suit in the high court in Ikeja through his lawyer Chief Ogwu Onoja (SAN). The lawsuit is in reaction to the alleged unlawful seizure and detention of several items, properties and personal effects belonging to him and family by the EFCC on June 24, 2016.

Also joining him in the suit were Mrs. Fati Obanikoro, Alhaja Moroophat Obanikoro, Gbolahon Obanikoro, Babajide Obanikoro.

Obanikoro in his suit prayed the court to restrain the EFCC whether by its officers, Servants, privies, assigns or agents from arresting, detaining, harassing any of the applicants or any of their relatives pending the hearing and determination of the suit.

He also prayed the court to restrain the commission from further entering their premises and an order Directing it to tender an unreserved public apology to them for the unlawful action and also to return items seized from them.

Obanikoro had had his house in Lagos raided by the EFCC in connection with alleged ties with Sambo Dasuki and the $2.1bn arms scandal.

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