To resolve the matter, the Supreme Court in addition to its panel of seven Justices invited five Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) as amici curiae (friends of the Court).
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The LPPC Secretary and acting Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hajjo Sarki Bello, said this in a statement.
Mohammad was represented by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, while marking the 2020/2021 legal year and swearing-in of 72 newly appointed Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
An 80-page brief providing arguments, evidence, exhibits and appendices had been filed by a consortium of 101 lawyers that included five former Attorneys General of states in the North West and North Central Nigeria, Senior Advocates of Nigeria and several former national and state Nigerian Bar Association officials.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the panel was set up to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement.