The Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, has known as for an investigation into the demise of Obadiah Mailaifia, former Deputy Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, CBN.
HURIWA mentioned Mailafia might have been killed “extralegally,” therefore his demise ought to be probed.
The rights group recalled how the previous presidential candidate had raised an alarm over threats to life however safety brokers did not probe his declare.
HURIWA made the decision in an announcement by its Nationwide Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the Nationwide Media Affairs Director Miss Zainab Yusuf.
In line with HURIWA: “One 12 months in the past, exactly on September 11, 2020 on the peak of the incessant harassment by the Division of State Companies and the Nigeria Police Power, the previous Deputy Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria and a critic of the present administration Dr Obadiah Mailafiya raised the alarm of demise menace as follows: “Please, pray for me. I’ve causes to consider that my life is in peril and that some highly effective political forces wish to silence me perpetually for talking the reality. For talking on behalf of the Holy Martyrs — of 1000’s of harmless kids, ladies, aged and youths which were killed in our beloved nation”.
“There are very unassailable causes to consider that the alarm he raised which was by no means investigated would be the harbinger of his sudden demise in Abuja on Sunday September nineteenth 2021, therefore the Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, which is looking for unbiased investigation on his demise.”
The rights group urged the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, CAN, the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, to collectively rent “high notch forensic investigation groups to independently probe the fast and distant circumstances of the demise of Obadiah Mailaifia in order to establish the precise reason for the demise of a person who for the reason that previous few Years turned the voice of reality towards the powers- that -be and the champion of the PRINCIPLE OF RULE OF LAW IN NIGERIA.”
HURIWA regretted that Nigeria appears to have grow to be the killer of her greatest residents, including that “individuals who communicate reality to energy prior to now six and half years have come beneath persistent assaults and stress from forces embedded inside the Nigerian Safety Forces and the political class accountable for authorities in any respect ranges to an extent that even the central ruling social gathering – ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS has gone all out to attempt to sponsor many poisonous, obnoxious and unconstitutional payments all aimed toward curbing the enjoyment of the constitutionally assured elementary human rights recognised in chapter 4 of the Nigerian structure.”
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