Abba Kyari drags FG to court; seeks release from NDLEA custody on health grounds

The Federal Government has been sued by suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, who is currently in the custody of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
Kyari is asking the court to order the NDLEA to grant him release on health grounds pending the hearing and conclusion of his fundamental right enforcement application, which is marked FHC/ABJ/CS/182/22.
In an ex-parte motion he filed through his lawyer, Mrs. P. O. Ikenna, Kyari said that he was being held “on the basis of a false allegation that was levelled against him”.
However, when the case was called up, Justice Inyang Ekwo, noted that the suit contained some averments that would require FG’s response.
“Upon studying the process of the Applicant and averments in support thereon, I am of the opinion that the Respondent should be put on notice”, the Judge held.
Justice Ekwo ordered that all the relevant processes should be served on FG which was cited as the sole Respondent. He adjourned the case till February 24 for hearing.