A Nigerian rights lawyer, Tope Akinyode, has sued ex-presidential candidate, Adamu Garba for suing Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey over his support for the EndSARS protest.
The lawyer filed a court process, to challenge Adamu Garba’s lawsuit against the Twitter CEO.
Tope who took to the micro blogging platform to share screenshots of the charge, wrote,
“Having been consulted by friends & colleagues, I’ve filed court processes to challenge @adamugarba’s lawsuit against @jack & @Twitter. Jack’s support for Nigeria’s cause is commendable. We’ll protect our freedom of expression & resist the move to ban Twitter in Nigeria.”
Recall that, Adamu had earlier sued Jack for his support for the cause, and asked the court to compel Jack to pay the Nigerian government $1 billion as compensation for all the damages caused by the #EndSARS protest.
However, Tope Akinyode, has now filed a lawsuit challenging Adamu Garba’s Lawsuit.
BREAKING: Having been consulted by friends & colleagues, I've filed court processes to challenge @adamugarba's lawsuit against @jack & @Twitter. Jack's support for Nigeria's cause is commendable. We'll protect our freedom of expression & resist the move to ban Twitter in Nigeria pic.twitter.com/9bOzTC1Gmh
— Tope Akinyode (@TopeAkinyode) October 28, 2020