Politics N42.7 Bn Suit: 700 APC Members Sue Police, Army and SSS Over Osun 'Maltreatment'


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The events of the Osun state elections have led up to this. As we would remember, the APC complained about being terrorised by the DSS and the police force during the elections which saw their candidate reelected in the state. Premium Times has this story.

Seven hundred members of All Progressives Congress, APC, have instituted about 24 fundamental rights enforcement applications against the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Force, NPF, and the State Security Service, SSS, claiming a total of N47.2 billion as damages for their arrest, detention and brutalization during the August 9 governorship election in Osun State.

Among the applicants are the National Publicity Secretary of APC, Lai Mohammed; National Legal Adviser, Muiz Banire; Attorney General of Osun State, Wale Afolabi; and the Commissioner for Agriculture, Wale Adedoyin. Others are the Regent of Iloko Ijesha, Sola Ogunsanya; member representing Ilesha West in the Osun State House of Assembly; Folarin Fafowora, a businessman; and Tijani Oladosu.

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