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Just In: Barrister Ejiofor Drags Nig. Army, Police to International Body Over Assassination Attempt on His Life

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An lawyer for the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor has referred to as for the intervention of the British Authorities over the assassination try on his life and invasion of his ancestral dwelling at Oraifite within the Ekwusigo Native Authorities Space of Anambra State by Nigerian safety brokers.

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In a letter dated June 10, 2021, addressed to the Excessive Commissioner, British Excessive Fee, and obtained by SaharaReporters, the lawyer requested the British Authorities to prevail on the Nigerian Authorities to arrange an unbiased investigative panel to probe the killing of his private assistant, Samuel Okoro and an assassination try on his life on June 6, 2021.

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He questioned how he was singled out for assassination regardless of the peace initiatives and options he had provided for lasting peace to reign within the Southeastern area of the nation.

Ejiofor narrated how the workforce of brokers killed his private assistant, Samuel Okoro, put his physique within the boot of his (Ejiofor’s) Toyota Camry automobile, and went away with the automobile and Okoro’s physique.

He mentioned the safety operatives got here with about 15 vans and buses.

The letter learn partly, “It’s much more worrisome since until date, there was no assertion from any of the mentioned safety companies, taking duty for the murderous invasion and/or operation, and/or given any explanations for identical.

“It’s due to this fact clear from the foregoing, that our consumer’s life is now not protected, as there may be an apparent state-sponsored conspiracy to remove our consumer in any respect price and by any means.

“We name on the British Authorities to prevail on the Federal Authorities of Nigeria to arrange an unbiased investigative panel to research the current incident that occurred at our consumer’s ancestral dwelling in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Native Authorities Space of Anambra State, on the sixth day of June 2021, and the primary invasion that occurred on the 2nd day of December 2019.

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“We additionally name on the British Authorities, to prevail on the Federal Authorities of Nigeria and her safety brokers to desist from additional makes an attempt on our consumer’s life.

“We additional name on the British Authorities to intervene within the circumstance and afford our consumer all crucial safety accessible.

“We lastly crave the indulgence of the British Authorities for a proactive oversight and intervention within the mild of this apparent travesty of justice and to prevail on the Nigerian Authorities to desist from an extra try on our consumer’s life.”

He queried the rationale and motive of these behind the assault, saying Sheikh Ahmad Gumi who was advocating for bandits was being protected by safety brokers of the Nigerian state.

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