One Kenechukwu Okeke has filed a suit before an Abuja Magistrate Court against celebrities and social media influences who supported or participated in the #EndSARS protests.
It is not clear in what capacity Okeke filed as he is neither the attorney General of the federation or a state of federal prosecutor.
Okeke made this know via twitter:
Having initiated criminal proceedings against the #EndSARS riots promoters at exactly 1052hrs WAT, 09/11/2020, we shall ensure that same is diligently prosecuted in the interest of defence, public safety and public order.— KeneChukwu Okeke (@HumanRightsNG) November 9, 2020
The Federal Republic of Nigeria is country of laws. pic.twitter.com/nhPJ4uN6NL
Having regards to the case of Esso West Africa Inc. vs. T. Oyegbola (1969) NMLR 194 (198) wherein the Supreme Court of Nigeria opined, thus:— KeneChukwu Okeke (@HumanRightsNG) November 9, 2020
“The Law cannot be and is not ignorant of modern business methods and must not shut its eyes to the mysteries of the computer."