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Court orders DSS to pay Igboho N20bn for unlawful invasion

An Oyo state high court sitting in Ibadan, friday ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay the sum of N20billion to Chief Sunday Adeyemo also known as Igboho as damages for the invasion of his residence.

Ladiran Akintola, the judge, on Friday, awarded the sum as exemplary and aggravated damages against the secret service in the fundamental human rights suit filed by Igboho.

Igboho had sued the AGF, the DSS, and the director of the DSS in Oyo state, demanding N5.5 billion in damages over the raid on his Ibadan home.

Two persons were said to have been killed, while 12 others were arrested following the raid.

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