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Demolition: Falana Files N5b Suit Against FCT Minister

14 Nov 2012

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Mr. Femi Falana

By Senator Iroegbu and Adedayo AKinwale

The Human Rights Lawyer and activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), Wednesday at an Abuja High Court  filed a N5billion suit against the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, for the demolition of 372 housing units belonging to a developer, Minanuel Investment Limited located along Airport Road, Abuja.

In the writ of summons, which Falana filed on behalf of the company, the plaintiff is asking the court to grant its declaration that the demolition was illegal, null and void.

Minnanuel Investment limited had filed the suit against Mohammed and the FCT for the demolished property on at Lugbe, Umar Yar'Adua Expressway.

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