Abuja - A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday declared illegal and unconstitutional the police ban of #BringBackOurGirls peaceful protests, Leadership reports.
Justice Sunday Aladetoyinbo made the ruling while delivering judgment in the suit filed by the #BringBackOurGirls protesters to challenge the ban on their rallies by the then FCT Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu, on June 1, 2014.
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Mbu, who is now an Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 7, Abuja, had banned the daily protests by the group, though the ban was subsequently reversed by the then Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, but the protesters insisted on proceeding with the suit.
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