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22 June 1966

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1966-06-22 number 63 part A

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ata   Supplemen:   t too Offici
                           Official Gazette Extraor dinary
                                                      inary No.
                                                             lo 63, Vol. 53, 22nd June, A
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       STATE SECURITY,(DETENTION OF PERSONS) (No. 9)
                         DECREE 1966




                                   Decree No. 47
                                                                   [20th June 1966]          Commence-
                                                                                             ment,
       WHEREASI, Major-GENnERAL JQHNSON THOMAS UMUNAKWE AGUIYI-
 IRoNsI, Head of the National Military Government, Supreme Commanderof
 the ArmedForces,am satisfied that the arrest and the detention ofthe persons
 specified in the Schedule hereto as at the date hereof are in the interest of
 the security of Nigeria and it is expedient to make this Decree accordingly :

       NOW THEREFORETHE NATIONAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT
 hereby decrees that—
       1, The persohsso specified shall be detained for a period not exceeding               Power to
 six months from the date of the commencementof this Decree in suchplace                     detain
                                                                                             persons.
 or places as the Head of the National Military Government may from timeto
 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
 punishment for breaches of discipline, as may from time to time be imposed                                 af
 in respect of persons duly convicted of an offence by a court of law.                                     os



       2. The provisions of sections 2 to 6 of the State Security (Detention of             _ Application
Persons) Decree 1966 (which inter alia provide for representations by persons                 of certain
                                                                                             provisions
detained to tribunals specially constituted and for the suspension ofcertain                 of the State ~
provisions of the Constitution of the Federation) shall apply to this Decree as              Security
they apply to theaforesaid Decree of 1966, and they shall be construed                       (Detention
accordingly.         a                                                                       of persons)
                                                                                             Decree 1966,
                                                                                            Decree No.3,
       3. This Decree maybe cited as the State Security (Detention of Persons)              Citation and
(No. 9) Decree 1966.                                                      .
                                                                                            Application.




                                     SCHEDULE                                 Section 1
       (*}   Alhaji Sumaila Ahmed, Dallatun Zazzau
       (7)   Alhaji Ahmadu Sarkin Fadan Zazzau .
      (iit) Alhaji Ahmadu Dan Sarkin Pawa Zaria
      (w) Uba NaAlkassim                               .
      (v) . Babba Dan Agundi
      (72) Lawan Dambazau

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