Former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has sued Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey for supporting the #ENDSARS protest.
Recall that Jack Dorsey endorses the ongoing #ENDSARS by young Nigerians which kicked off on social media before it was been taken to the streets. The Twitter CEO has also donated to the course, urged others to donate as well as creating an emoji for the campaign on the microblogging app.
Adamu Garba, had also threatened to sue Dorsey after he showed his support for the #ENDSARS protest across the nation and also accused him and ENDSARS organizers, feminist coalition of using the protest to promote and fund LGBTQ.
In a motion of notice submitted in the Federal High Court, Abuja, Garba asked the Twitter CEO to pay a fine of $1 billion naira in favour of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as compensation for loss of lives, properties and inconvenience as a result of his support for funding the #ENDSARS campaign after the issues of police brutality and extrajudicial killings have been attended to by the government.
He wrote in the court papers, “You have violated the international principles of nationhood & democracy, by meddling into our local affairs, knowing fully well that these are capable of toppling the democratically elected government of the day, slowing us down from progress on our hard earned democracy journey”
He added, “I trust that the Federal High Court of Nigeria will serve you the motion accordingly. You should get ready to pay the fine as a compensation once you receive the motion accordingly”
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