An Igbo chieftain, Prince Uwakwe Okoronkwo, has decried the alleged ill-treatment being meted to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) by the Nigerian authorities.
He warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal authorities that Kanu should not die within the custody of the Division of State Service as the federal government’s actions are towards the provisions of human proper charters of the United Nation (UN) and African Union (AU).
In an announcement made accessible to DAILY POST on Friday, Okoronkwo referred to as on courtroom to grant Nnamdi Kanu’s request for DSS to permit his non-public medical physicians to take care of his deteriorating well being.
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He insisted that the situation being displayed by the authorities amounted to ruthless abuse on Kanu’s s rights contemplating the alleged failure of nation secret police to switch the latter to Kuje Correctional Facility which he opined, was the neutral statutorily mandated institution for his custodianship.
In line with him, “Nigeria authorities should desist from gross violation of human Rights, Nigeria should learn to comply with the broadly accepted commonplace as evidenced within the Rome s Charters of the Worldwide Legal Court docket. For the sake of peace, launch Mazi Nnamdi kanu unconditionally, for he dedicated no crime to deserve maltreatment and learn to open home windows for negotiation and dialogue”.
“The identical President insultingly referred to as Igbo race a dot in a circle simply to warmth up the polity realizing how fragile the nation is. Let Mr President be reminded that Igbos will not be frightened by his threats and would by no means be, to the extent that we’re affected person shouldn’t be seen as weak point or cowardice.
“You can’t rule the folks with iron palms cum nepotism and anticipate them to be silent, You can’t anticipate the folks to bop appreciation rhythms for you once you run a sectional authorities the place folks from Igbo race will not be given appointments to go positions in authorities based mostly on Federal Character Act”.
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DAILY POST recollects Kanu was rearrested and repatriation from Kenya to Nigeria to proceed treasonable felony fees most popular towards by the Nigeria authorities
He was dragged earlier than Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal Excessive Court docket final month for the continuation of his trial.
Justice Nyako, after listening to Kanu and the federal government, remanded him within the custody of the Division of State Providers, DSS.
Kanu had a couple of years in the past jumped bail and escaped in a foreign country after Nigerian army invaded his Afaraukwu nation dwelling in 2017.
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