IPOB engages SAN to reverse its proscription The Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB; and its Chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, have engaged the serv…
IPOB engages SAN to reverse its proscription
The Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB; and its Chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, have engaged the providers of Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN, to step up on their 2018 attraction, searching for the reversal of proscription of IPOB and the terrorist tag by the Federal Authorities.
When the proscription was made Ex Parte in October 2017, the IPOB had approached the Courtroom of Attraction insisting that the trial courtroom was in error and praying that the decrease courtroom’s orders exparte be put aside.
The IPOB had framed 5 grounds which included that the actions of IPOB weren’t inside the definition of terrorism acts as enshrined in Part 2 (1)(a)(b) & (c) of the Terrorism Prevention (Modification) Act 2013, to warrant such proscription.
Nevertheless, only recently, SAN Machukwu-Ume, was engaged primarily based on the necessity for amendments of the present grounds of arguments to assist in a simply and favorable dedication of the pending attraction.
Machukwu-Umeh is leadning a crew of a number of attorneys that embrace IPOB’s senior principal attorneys, Aloy Ejimakor and Ifeanyi Ejiofor.
Based mostly on courtroom paperwork made out there to our Correspondent by Barrister Aloy Ejimakor, the proposed amended discover and grounds of attraction (which are actually 18 in whole) accuse the Legal professional Normal of the Federation of “wanting the opposite approach whereas the Fulani herdsmen are killing, maiming and kidnapping throughout Nigeria however however making use of to courtroom to proscribe (appellants) IPOB that doesn’t trigger any violence.”
He, due to this fact, searched for an order granting depart to the appellant/applicant (IPOB) to amend its discover & grounds of attraction filed on sixth March 2018 by modifying the already current 5 grounds of attraction and including 13 extra.
The senior lawyer argued that IPOB might be vastly prejudiced if the applying is refused.