Osogbo - 700 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who were allegedly arrested, detained and brutalised during the governorship election in Osun State have taken the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Force and the State Security Service to court.
They are claiming a total of N47.2 billion as damages for their arrest, detention and brutalization during the election, reports Premium Times
In the suit, filed on their behalf by their counsel, Femi Falana (SAN), the party members said their fundamental human rights were trampled upon by the three security agencies.
Some of the applicants include the National Publicity Secretary of APC, Lai Mohammed; the National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire; the Attorney General of Osun State, Wale Afolabi and the Commissioner for Agriculture, Wale Adedoyin.
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