Leah Sharibu’s mother sues FG and demands N500m
Rebecca Sharibu, the mother of Leah Sharibu, the only kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl still in the captivity of Boko Haram, has filed a suit of N500 million against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, over what she described as negligence of their statutory duties in securing her daughter’s release.
In the suit, the plaintiff sought N500 million as compensation for the indignities and human deprivations which she said her daughter had sufferer since her abduction in February 2018.
A copy of the suit, dated September 19, 2018 with no FCH/L/cs/1528/18, filed at the Federal High Court of Nigeria Lagos, was made available to newsmen in Jos yesterday.
The suit also requested for an order “compelling the defendants to employ every means in securing the plaintiff from the custody of her captors; an order compelling the defendants to pay the plaintiff the sum of ₦500 million being compensation for the indignities and human deprivations suffered by the plaintiff as a result of the defendants’ dereliction of statutory duties in securing her release from her captors since the month of February, 2018 till date of this action”.
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