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30 March 1966

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1966-03-30 number 31 part A

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 Supplement to Official Gazette Extraordinary No. 31, Vol. 53,     30th March,               AQ1
                     ii                   ,                        1966—Part A
       STATE SECURITY: (DETENTION OF PERSONS)(No.4)
                f     “DECREE 1966 -




                               Decree No. 18
                           f                              [20th March 1966]          Commence-
                                                                                     ment..
       WHEREASI, Majyor-GENERAL JOHNSON THoMas UMUNAKWE AGUIYI-
- Ironst, Head of the Federal Military Government, Supreme Commander
 of the Armed Forces, am satisfied that the arrest and the detention of the
 persons specified in the Schedule hereto before the date of this Decree are
.in the interest of the security of Nigeria and it is expedient to make this
 decree accordingly:
     NOWTHEREFORE THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT
 hereby decrees that—-
      1. The personsso specified shall be detained for a period not exceeding        Powerto
 six months from the date of the commencementof this Decree in such place            detain
                                                                                     ‘persons.
 or places as the Head of the Federal Military Government may from time to
 time direct either generally or specifically, and the persons so detained shall
 be liable to be removed to and be detained there under conditions as to
 confinement including the like conditions as to maintenance, discipline and
 punishmentfor breaches of discipline, as may from time to time be imposed’
 in respect of persons duly convicted of an offence bx a court oflaw.
     2. “he provisions-of sections 2 to 6 of the State Security (Detention           Application
 of Persons) Decree 1966 (which inter alia provide for representations - by          of certain
 persons detained to tribunals specially constituted and for the suspension of       provisions of
                                                                                     the State
 certain provisions of the Constitution ofthe Federation) shall apply to this        Security
 Decree as they apply to the aforesaid Decree of 1966, and they shall be             (Detention
. construed accordingly.                                                             of persons)
                                 as Fp
                                                                                     Decree 1966,
                                      =                                              Decree No.3.
     3. This Decree may becited as the State Security (Detention of Persons)         Citatien and
 (No. 4) Decree 1966 and shall haveeffect as set out herein and apply through-       application.
 out the Federation,
                               SCHEDULE                             Section 1
                     (Z) Samuel Grace Ikoku
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                     (i?) Samuel Ayédele Adebanjo ~

     Datep at Lagos this 29th day of March 1966.
                                     Major-GeEneratJ. T. U. Acuryi-Ironst,
                                    ' Headof the Federal Military Government,
                                      Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces,
                                              Federal Republic of Nigeria
   PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
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