High Court restrains Kaduna State Government, Security Agencies from Arresting Audu Maikori
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja in the case of Audu Adamu Maikori V. The IGP has issued an interim order restraining the Governor of Kaduna State and any other authority from arresting or detaining Audu Maikori pending the hearing and determination of this suit.
Nigerian entertainment mogul and social activist, Mr. Audu Maikori had sued the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai for the gross violation of his human rights.
In a suit (FHC/ABJ/CS/385/17) filed by his lawyers, Ballason’s Chambers at the Federal High Court, Abuja, Mr. Maikori, is seeking damages against Governor El-Rufai to the tune of N10 billion.
According to details of the suit, which came up for hearing before the trial judge, Hon. Justice John Tsoho on Tuesday, 16th May, 2017, Mr. Maikori prayed the court to enforce his fundamental rights against undue harassment and intimidation by the Kaduna State government, the State Governor and the Nigerian Police.