Court has ordered immediate released of deposed Emir of Kano Lamido Sanusi from the detention.
This is coming 24 hours after Sanusi sued the Government of Kano, IGP and DSS for illegal detention.
Federal High Court in Abuja made the order this morning for has immediate release of dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi from confinement/detention.
Justice Anwuli Chikere made the order in an ex-parte ruling on Friday morning after listening to lawyer to Sanusi, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) who argued a motion ex-parte to that effect.
Justice Chikere, in the ruling, said: “An interim order of this honourable court releasing the applicant from the detention and or confinement of the respondents and restoring the applicant’s rights to human dignity, personal liberty, freedom of association and movement in Nigeria, (apart from Kano State) pending the hearing and determination of the applicant’s originating summons.”
The judge also granted the applicant leave to serve a copy of the release order and the processes in relation to the substantive suit on the respondents through substituted means.