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Biafra agitators: Court to hear CNG’s case demanding referendum



A Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja, will as we speak entertain the go well with filed by the management of the Coalition of Northern Teams (CNG) asking for a referendum for Biafra agitators.

DAILY POST remembers that in June, the coalition had sued the Nationwide Meeting praying the courtroom to pressure the defendants to droop the continued constitutional evaluation train.

Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the spokesman of the CNG, defined {that a} choose had been assigned to listen to the go well with.


The leaders of the group and the go well with filed by the plaintiffs, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Nastura Ashir Shariff, Aminu Adam and Balarabe Rufa’i l joined the Legal professional-Normal of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker, Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and the Nationwide Meeting as defendants.

In keeping with the CNG, the defendants ought to instantly present a framework for the actualisation of agitators’ demand for self-determination as a substitute of constitutional evaluation.

In keeping with the CNG spokesman, “One of many points for dedication earlier than this Hon. Court docket within the substantive go well with has to do with the authorized obligation of the 2nd – 4th defendants/Respondents to supply a framework that may pave the best way for the self-determination of the South-eastern states in order to go away the geographical entity known as Nigeria earlier than any additional step is taken to evaluation the Structure?’”

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