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Nigerian court begins hearing case of Ambazonia leaders

Ambazonia leadermiddle at Yaounde military tribunal

The Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria has today opened a hearing between the ten Ambazonia leaders and the governments of Cameroon and Nigeria.

Lawyers of the detained Ambazonia leaders seized the court to order their return to Nigeria where they were arrested  a year ago and extradited to Cameroon

The lawyers say their clients are not Cameroonians and should be returned to Nigeria, their place of residence where their matter can be heard in a civil court.

Thus lead counsels Barristers Fru John Nsoh and Ndong Christopher are in Nigeria where they have joined their Nigerian counterparts Femi Falana and Abdul Oroh to plead their case.

In Nigeria, they will equally be seeking to prepare documentation to prove the detained leaders have refugee status when they arrested in Nigeria.

The detained leaders had rejected the Cameroonian nationality at the Yaoundé military tribunal during the last hearing forcing the court to adjourn the case to February 7 when they are expected to show prove of their status.

 



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