29 Apr Adeleke Drags Atiku, Saraki, PDP To Court, Wins Case
A Federal High Court in Lagos State has decided for Mrs Amuda Adeleke, a Lagos-based merchant, over the unauthorized utilization of her photo on a campaign billboard.
Super Plus TV News reports that Mrs Adeleke had in 2019 hauled the presidential applicant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and Bukola Saraki, his battle chief in the 2019 general political race under the watchful eye of the court for utilizing her image on campaign billboard without her assent.
Review that Atiku and the PDP had lost the political race to the All Progressives Congress (APC) up-and-comers, Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Additionally participated in the suit checked FHC/L/CS/./19, were the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Mr Peter Obi, the gathering’s Vice Presidential competitor.
Mrs Adeleke had told the court that the unapproved utilization of her photo for the gathering’s effort caused her humiliation.
She stated: “Every one of my companions who saw the battle board said it depicted me as a lady stricken with poverty and neediness who had lost all expectation and was set up to commit suicide.”
Adeleke requested that the court grant N45m against Atiku, Saraki, the PDP and Obi for encroaching on her basic right to protection as revered in the 1999 Constitution.
Conveying administering for the situation, Justice Ayokunle Faji granted the total of N5 million to the Lagos-based dealer.
The appointed authority said the cash would be mutually and severally paid by Atiku, Saraki, the PDP, and Peter Obi.