EXCLUSIVE: Atiku sues Lauretta N2.5bln for libel (Photos)
The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has instituted a law suit against Presidential Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, for libel.
The former Vice President and his counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, OFR, were physically at the High Court, Maitama, Abuja, registry to sign his witness deposition (on Oath) before the Commissioner for Oaths, on the case he instituted against Onochie.
The Waziri is claiming amongst others, the sum of N2.5 billion only, from the Presidential Assistant on Social Media, as general, aggravated, punitive and exemplary damages against her.
Alhaji Atiku is claiming this sum from her for her defamatory story published on her Twitter handle and Facebook page, in which she stated that Atiku was on the UAE watch list, as a wanted man, asking, “shopping for terrorists?”
Full details shortly…