The Attorney General of the Federation , Abubakar Malami and the Department of State Services (DSS) have been unsuccessful in their latest attempt to void an order by the Oyo State High Court preventing the government from apprehending and harassing Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho.

Reports have it that the high court also restricted the government from freezing his bank account.

According to Justice Ladiran Akintola, the AGF’s application is against the constitutional rights of Igboho as a Nigerian citizen.

The lawyer representing the AGF, Enock Simeon, had earlier sought the voiding of a court judgement that barred the Nigerian government from blocking Igboho’s account and arresting his allies.
He claimed that the order should be temporary and only valid for seven days.

Sunday Igboho’s attorney , Chief Yomi Aliyu (SAN) argued that he applied for an extension of an injunction by Justice Akintola on the 26th of August that barred the Department of State Services (DSS) and other agencies from arresting, detaining or killing the Yoruba Nation activist, Igboho.

Counsel for the AGF, thereby, sought another postponement for him to respond to the application as the time frame of seven days had not expired.

Justice Akintola refused to grant the application of the AGF’s counsel and postponed the case till September 7 for further hearing.

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