EndSARS: Adamu Garba Withdraws Case Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey




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Adamu Garba, a former aspirant has withdrawn the lawsuit filed against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey during the protests in the country.

Garba had filed the suit against Dorsey before a Federal in over his alleged sponsorship of the recent protests in parts of the country.

The motion on notice brought pursuant order II Rules 1, 2, 3 of the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules, 2009 and Sections 34(1), 35(1) and 41(1) and 43 of the 1999 Constitution.

But Garba in a tweet on Monday said the purpose of taking the Twitter founder court had been achieved.

Adamu Garba, a , had, on October 20, his , Abbas Ajiya, filed the suit, praying the court direct Dorsey stop the operation of Twitter International Company in any part of .

Garba, who is the CEO of IPI Group Limited, said the suit filed to enforce his fundamental rights pursuant to Provisions of Order II Rules 1, 2, and 3 of the Fundamental Rights Rules 2009, Sections 34(1), 35(1), 41(1), 43 and 46(1) and 2 of the 1999 Constitution and Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 12(1) of the African Charter on Human and People’s’ Rights Act CAP. A9, LFN 2004.

Also joined as respondents are Attorney-General of the Federation, Adviser, Inspector-General of , Director General of Department of State Service, the Commandant General, Security, and Civil Defense Corps; Communication Commission, Twitter International Company, and the Protesters.

The matter, which came up on November 25 before Justice Giwa-Ogunbanjo, adjourned until April 22, 2021, for the continuation of the hearing.

He tweeted, “I think the action has served its purpose. I’ve written to our lawyers to withdraw the case from court. I also tendered my sincere apologies to Nigerians who are pained by my #EndSARS actions. shall rise.”

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