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Group sues Femi Falana over EndSARS protest

Femi Falana drag to court  over EndSARS protest
Tochi Juliet

Femi Falana SAN, a human right lawyer has been dragged to International Criminal Court, ICC over EndSARS protest that swept across the nation.

Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, was dragged to ICC by an organisation, Make Nigeria Better Initiative, MNBI,.

The complaint dated 4th November, 2020, was addressed to the Office of Madame Fatou Bensouda, the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC).

In the complaints filed by Joseph Nwaegbu, Esq. a Senior Associate of Pathfind Attorneys on behalf of Make Nigeria Better Initiative (MNBI), claimed the role played by Mr. Falana before, during and after what observers described as “the mother of all protests in Nigeria” was not only ignoble but criminal.

Documents for the lawsuit filed against Femi Falana over EndSARS protest

The group in their lawsuit also accused Falana of having maintained antagonistic posture against Nigeria’s security forces, especially the military ever since the country returned to democracy

Likewise, an activist named Kenechukwu Okeke instituted a criminal suit against Aisha Yesufu, Deji Adeyanju, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz, Yemi Alade, Tuface among others before the Federal Capital High Court in Abuja, FCT over the #EndSARS protests.

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