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Do Not Release Nnamdi Kanu — Shettima warns Buhari



 Do Not Launch Nnamdi Kanu — Shettima warns Buhari Yerima Shettima The management of the Arewa Youths Consultative Discussion board, AYCF, has warned…

Do Not Launch Nnamdi Kanu — Shettima warns Buhari

Yerima Shettima

The management of the Arewa Youths Consultative Discussion board, AYCF, has warned towards releasing Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB.

Nationwide President of AYCF, Yerima Shettima, warned that extra Kanu’s would emerge to additional complicate the insecurity scenario within the nation, if the IPOB chief is launched.

Shettima, who spoke to DAILY POST, stated permitting Kanu to go unpunished can be dangerous to Nigeria and the Federal Authorities.

He was reacting to President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment that he would take into account the IPOB chief’s launch.

Buhari had made the comment throughout a gathering with some Southeast leaders beneath the aegis of Extremely Revered Igbo Greats, led by First Republic parliamentarian and Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi on the State Home, Abuja.

Amaechi pleaded with the president to launch Kanu, fairly than go for army actions.

Responding, Buhari who promised to contemplate their attraction, nevertheless, famous that an unconditional launch of Kanu runs opposite to the doctrine of separation of powers between the chief and the judiciary.

Nonetheless, Shettima careworn that Kanu’s launch would undermine what he has finished to Nigeria.

In response to Shettima: “There’s the potential for undermining the results of what this man (Nnamdi Kanu) did to the nation and by implication, if he’s allowed to go unpunished, it could be sending the improper message. No one within the historical past of this nation has finished extra injury to this nation because the civil conflict than this younger man.

“If on the finish of the day, they permit him to go unpunished after what he has finished, the implication is that no person will ever commit any offence of this nature and be punished as a result of everyone will at all times discuss with him.

“And which means that the structure is robotically suspended within the nation. Which means some folks can simply commit any crime on the expense of over 200 million Nigerians and get away with it. Anyone can kill, pronounce killing and nonetheless get away with it; then what’s the essence of condemning folks to loss of life for killing, homicide when in comparison with what this man (Kanu) did?

“That is only a manner of undermining the legal guidelines of our land, and not directly they’re saying the federal government of the day may be simply influenced. This implies, any person can commit any offence after which come to Buhari or some other authorities after this and search forgiveness.”

The AYCF Nationwide President famous that Kanu will not be remorseful of his actions, therefore he might boast of being begged.

He added: “This man will not be even remorseful, not directly, it’s like the federal government is begging him to proceed with what he’s doing, and he would go unpunished.

“The consequence is that, if he’s allowed to go unpunished, we might find yourself having thousands and thousands of Kanu rising, even, if he decides to not go forward with additional actions.

“If he’s allowed to go, he (Kanu) will come out boasting that he didn’t beg to be launched. He isn’t remorseful and there’s nothing to point out he regrets his actions, and anyone can do such and get away with it; we aren’t in Banana Republic for God’s sake.”

He maintained that the regulation ought to be allowed to take its full course in Kanu’s matter.

“The regulation should take its full course and I hope it’s not what I’m considering as a result of no person has finished the form of injury this man has finished to this nation; and up until date, we now have not recovered from the results of what he has finished to this nation, we’re watching.

“If we permit him to go unpunished, then we’re saying that the nation ought to produce thousands and thousands of him. With him alone, take a look at the injury he has finished to his area, however for us within the North, we might guarantee he has no sympathizer.

“No one is saying he ought to be handled with out committing any crime, but when he’s discovered wanting; then he ought to be made to face the results of his actions because the matter is in court docket,” he added.


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