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FG to pay N37bn for Odi’s invasion

20 February 2013, 10:06

P/Harcourt - A High Court in Port Harcourt has ordered the Federal Government to pay N37.6bn as compensation to victims of the military invasion of Odi community in Bayelsa State, Premium Times reports

The court ordered that a special damage of N17.6bn and a general damage of N20bn be paid to the community as compensation.

It also issued a permanent injunction restraining the respondents and their agents from attacking Odi again.

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