Pay Igboho N20bn for unlawful invasion, Court orders SSS


A state high court in Oyo has ordered the State Security Service (SSS) to pay Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, the sum of N20 billion for unlawfully invading his Ibadan residence.

The secret police had on July 1 laid seige at the apartment of Mr Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, located at Soka area of the state capital killing two and arresting twelve in the process.

Delivering verdict on Friday, the judge, Ladiran Akintola, awarded the sum as exemplary and aggravated damages in a fundamental rights suit filed by the separatist.

Mr Igboho had demanded N5.5 billion as damages for the invasion.