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EndSARS: Garba Withdraws Case Against Twitter CEO, Dorsey

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Adamu Garba and Jack Dorsey
Adamu Garba and Jack Dorsey

Ganiyat Ganiyu 

Former Nigeria presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has withdrawn his case against the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey.

Garba had filed the suit against Dorsey before a Federal High Court in Abuja over his alleged involvement in the #EndSARS protests in the country.

Garba through his lawyer, Abbas Ajiya, filed the suit, praying the court to direct Dorsey to stop the operation of Twitter in Nigeria.

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The motion on notice was brought pursuant to order II Rules 1, 2, 3 of the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules, 2009 and Sections 34(1), 35(1) and 41(1) and 43 of the 1999 Constitution.

Giving update on the suit, Garba in a tweet on Monday said the purpose of taking the Twitter founder to court had been achieved.

He tweeted, “I think the action has served its purpose. I’ve written to our lawyers to withdraw the case from court. I also tendered my sincere apologies to Nigerians who are pained by my #EndSARS actions. Nigeria shall rise.”

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