Operation Positive Identification: Court Orders Nigerian Army To Suspend Action

According to a report by TheNation, a Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Army and its Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to suspend the ongoing Operation Positive Identification by the army.

Court Orders Nigerian Army To Suspend Operation Positive Identification

Justice Rilwanu Aikawa ordered both parties to maintain status quo ante pending the determination of a suit filed by Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Femi Falana.

Mr Falana, a rights activist, filed the suit marked FHC/L/CS/1939/2019 on October 25.

He is seeking, among others, an order stopping the operation.

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The COAS, the Army and the Attorney-General of the Federation are first to third respondents in the suit.

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