Embattled Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Sanusi Lamido last week secured a major victory over the Federal Government when a federal high court in Lagos ruled that his arrest and the seizure of his international passport were unlawful. The court also ruled that the Federal Government and the Department of State Services should pay him damages in the region of N50 million.
The judgment will be appealed according to the spokesperson of the Department of State Services; Mrs Marilyn Ogar. Also efforts by the Attorney General of the Federation to stop the court from passing judgment based on jurisdiction was dismissed summarily by the court. Will Sanusi get the better of the presidency through the court?
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