- 2 For Service on the Defendant: Federal Republic of Nigeria C/o The Hon. Attorney General of the Federation & Minister for Justice Federal Ministry of Justice Opp. Bayelsa House (Izon Wari) Off. Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama District Garki, Abuja. 3. SUBJECT MATTER OF THE PROCEEDINGS A. Violation of the Applicant’s right to personal liberty and freedom of movement as enshrined in Articles 6 & 12 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act Chapter IV Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990. B. Violation of the Applicant’s right to the respect of the integrity and dignity of his human person, as enshrined in Articles 4 & 5 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act Chapter IV Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990. 4. SUMMARY OF PLEAS IN LAW: A. The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ratification and enforcement) Act Chapter IV Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990. B. The Revised Treaty of The ECOWAS, 1993; Article 4 of the Revised Treaty of ECOWAS, 1993, provides for the applicability of the Terms of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights to Member State of ECOWAS as follows: THE HIGH CONTRACTING PARTIES, in pursuit of the objectives stated in Article 3 of the Treaty, solemnly affirm and declare their adherence to the following principles: 4(g) …. Recognition, promotion and protection of human and peoples’ rights in accordance with the provisions of the African Charter or Human and Peoples’ Right.

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