The federal high court in Abuja on Wednesday 1st February granted the request of the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra IPOB Nnamdi Kanu to mandate the department of state security services DSS to grant him access to medical attention.
The ruling was delivered by the high court chief judge, Justice Binta Nyako in a suit no FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022 filled by Kanu’s lead counsel Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor.
The court on its ruling, consequently granted leave for judicial review in the form of order of Mandamus, compelling the State Security Services, and its Director General to allow Mazi Nnamdi Kanu UNHINDERED ACCESS to his medical doctors to enable them conduct an INDEPENDENT EXAMINATION of his present deteriorating health condition as earlier ordered by the Honourable Court on the 21st day of October, 2021.
This was contained in a statement by the lead counsel and personal Lawyer of Nnamdi Kanu Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor after the court ruling.
The Statement Reads
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja,coram Hon. Justice Nyako, in Suit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022, today granted leave to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu for an order of Mandamus to be invoked, mandating the State Security Services (DSS) and its Director General, to grant Mazi Nnamdi Kanu unrestricted access to his medical Doctors.
His Lordship, this morning, delivered Ruling on an application that bordered on the need for urgent medical attention to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, argued by Prof. Mike Ozekhome, SAN, CON, OFR- a foremost Senior Advocate of Nigeria, who led Sir Ifeanyi Ejiofor and a team of lawyers.
The court in a well considered Ruling delivered this morning, consequently granted leave for judicial review in the form of order of Mandamus, compelling the State Security Services, and its Director General to allow Mazi Nnamdi Kanu UNHINDERED ACCESS to his medical doctors to enable them conduct an INDEPENDENT EXAMINATION of his present deteriorating health condition as earlier ordered by the Honourable Court on the 21st day of October, 2021.
His Lordship also granted leave for an order of mandamus compelling the State Security Services and its Director General, to provide Mazi Nnamdi Kanu with ALL HIS MEDICAL RECORDS, from the 29th Day of June, 2021,when he was remanded in the custody of the DSS, till date.
This application is aimed at ensuring that the DSS will not hide under any indiscretion to treat with levity the deteriorating health condition of Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
We shall keep the world abreast of every development in Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s case.
Recall that there has been an alarm raised by IPOB claiming that Nnamdi Kanu In Pains Needs Urgent Surgery which was also confirmed by Ejiofor who expressed that Kanu’s health condition is depreciating everyday.
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