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“They took my blood over 21 Times”- Nnamdi Kanu

“They took my blood over 21 Times”- Nnamdi Kanu

Mr. Maxwell Opara has alleged in his suit filed on behalf of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, that his client’s blood sample has been taken way more than necessary – over 21 times. 

He also stated that his client despite a court order has not been allowed to have a change of clothes.

The Director General of the DSS, and the Attorney General of the Federation have both been cited as respondents in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1585/21. 

“The Respondents have deprived the Applicant access to facility and material to practice his faith and ultimately prevented the Applicant from praying and/or practicing his faith, and the aforesaid constitute a breach of the Applicant’s right to practice his religion. 

“The Respondents subjected the Applicant to solitary confinement which is a form of mental and physical torture and as such subjects the Applicant to inhumane and degrading treatment and in turn constitutes a violation of Section 34(1)(a) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended and Article 5 of the African Charter on Human and People Rights (Ratification and enforcement) Act Cap A9 Vol. 1 LFN.

“The Respondents have no justification to have subjected the Applicant to indignity, humiliation, mental torture and inhumane and degrading treatment. 

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“An order of this court directed the Respondents to immediately remove the Applicant from solitary confinement,” Mr Maxwell Opara said. 

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