The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has disclosed that the Federal Government of Nigeria will appeal and contest the judgement of an Oyo State High Court that awarded a N20billion damages claim to the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known by his alias Sunday Igboho following the invasion of his home by DSS agents at about 1:30 am on the 1st of July, 2021.
Igboho was awarded the money after his lawyer, Mr Yomi Alliyu (SAN) had filed a N500 billion fundamental human rights enforcement suit against the AGF, DSS, and Director of the DSS in Oyo State over the incident.
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Ruling on the case, Justice Ladiran Akintola said the DSS exhibited unprofessional conduct during the invasion and also violated Igboho’s human rights.
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Reacting to the ruling, Malami said efforts are already being made to commence the process of appealing the judgment.
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