The most notable success of the PDO since commencement is that of Baby Khadijah vs. one MrMuttaka Muhammad. The case was reported to the Public Defender’s Office (PDO) Kano in June 2017. The case was filed on behalf of Baby Khadijah by the Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative against Mr. Muttaka Muhammad and his wife, who were alleged to have committed the act of sexually violating the baby. At the time of the unfortunate incident, Baby Khadija was only six months old.
On the 15th of November, In delivering the judgement the Acting Chief Judge granted all the reliefs and awarded a sum of Ten Million Naira (N10,000,000) as compensation being special damages for the expenses so far made by the baby’s family on her health since the occurrence of the unfortunate incident.