Alleged Extra-Judicial Killing: Appeal Court orders High Court to hear N4bn suit against IGP, Akpoyibo, others

The Lagos Division of Court of Appeal, has ordered the High Court of Lagos State to resume hearing of N4 billion fundamental right enforcement suit, instituted against Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos, AIG Marvelous Akpoyibo (retired) and three others, over the alleged extra-judicial killing of four Ladipo Market traders, on July 21, 2001. The Court also barred the trial judge, Justice Oyindamola Ogala, from presiding over the suit. The order of the court was sequel to the setting aside the ruling of Justice…

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