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Stop further ‘persecution, witch-hunting of Orji Uzor Kalu’ – Ohanaeze youths to EFCC

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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, has urged the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, to cease persecuting a former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.

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DAILY POST remembers that after the Supreme Court docket quashed Kanu’s imprisonment, the EFCC has returned to Court docket, searching for a retrial.

However the OYC, in an announcement by its President-Basic, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike and the Secretary-Basic, Comrade Obinna Achuonye, they mentioned Kanu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, was being made to face a double jeopardy and persecution.

He linked Kanu’s retrial on the 2023 presidency, urging the EFCC to cease subjecting the Senator to an additional psychological torture.

“There is no such thing as a doubt that Senator Orji Uzor Kanu is being hunted by a cartel within the All Progressives Congress, APC, over his perceived 2023 presidential ambition, which he has by no means proclaimed anyplace,” the Igbo youth chief mentioned.

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He added that, “Igbo youths worldwide aren’t proud of EFCC’s determination; we see it as whole witch-hunting; a case already determined by the best court docket of the land, why the retrial? We name on the fee to remain an additional trial of the Senator over that matter, he must be allowed to benefit from the freedom given to him by the apex court docket within the land.

“We equally urge Igbo leaders to rise in protection of Kanu; he was already made earlier than he grew to become Governor of Abia State; he’s not one those who had no deal with previous to becoming a member of politics.”

In the meantime, the OYC has requested Kalu and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, additionally from Abia State, to sheath their sword and work for the widespread curiosity of Ndigbo.

“No matter variations they’ve must be put aside for the curiosity of Ndigbo; we’d like each of them to return collectively and pursue Igbo agenda. We should always be taught to not wash our soiled strains in public.

“They’re each from Abia State and holding delicate positions within the Senate; our expectation is that they need to be on the fore-front, use these positions to provoke and obtain the collective curiosity of Ndigbo,” the OYC added.

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