A southeast crew, underneath the aegis of Alaigbo Building Basis, ADF, on Wednesday petitioned world communities to wade into the grotesque homicide of over 21 contributors of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB.
The management of the gang, in a commentary signed by way of its President, Mr. Abia Onyike, and forwarded to DAILY POST in Abakaliki, on the other hand, tasked President Mohammadu Buhari to right away take away the ban on IPOB actions.
It reads partly: “ADF unequivocally condemns the brutal bloodbath of over 21 Igbo youths on this newest section of the Igbo genocide, the longest, maximum steady and unresolved genocide within the political historical past of the African continent. The primary section of the Igbo genocide was once from 1966-1970 and was once used to inaugurate Africa’s age of pestilence as the primary post-colonial genocide within the continent.
“ADF believes that this brutal bloodbath of unarmed and defenceless electorate who had been assembly in an open area to speak about their affairs is the peak of political impunity and arbitrariness at the a part of the protection companies. We completely accept as true with the Assistant Inspector-Basic of Police(AIG), Zone 13, Danmallam Mohammed who described the attack on IPOB contributors by way of the protection brokers as “unbecoming and unlucky”.
“ADF notes the ominous size wherein the one two Igbo staff at the DSS aspect had been the one casualties of the taking pictures at the aspect of the protection brokers. The safety staff had been basically Hausa-Fulani and the one sufferers had been the Igbo parts within the safety contingent.
The rising principle that they had been gunned down by way of their colleagues for functions of protecting up the cold-blooded atrocity, which they’ll have vehemently adverse, will have to now not be discountenanced.
Mr. Onyike who’s the previous Nationwide Vice President Nigeria UnionJournalists, NUJ, famous additional that “The time has come to compel the perpetrators of such pre-judicial killings to pay for his or her crimes towards humanity. There’s no regulation in Nigeria that licensed regulation enforcement brokers to open hearth and homicide unarmed electorate, underneath no matter guise, with out recourse to investigation and judicial prosecution. Nigeria isn’t a banana republic the place trigger-happy
warlords are let unfastened to unharness mayhem on non violent electorate with out recourse to due procedure.
“The so-called proscription of IPOB which was once rapidly undertaken by way of the Federal Executive must were lifted by way of now. In any case, different extra fatal and armed terrorist organisation such because the Fulani
Herdsmen (labeled by way of the United International locations as the sector’s fourth terrorist organisation) are but to be proscribed by way of the Nigerian executive. Additionally, the set of Igbo leaders who allowed themselves
for use for the illegitimate workout have since regretted their movements”.
“The Nigerian Executive will have to learn how to interact/ negotiate with the IPOB and different separatist teams combating for self-determination and discontinue its provide brazen coverage of brutal bloodbath of non violent agitators, similar to IPOB.
“ADF calls at the UN, AU, ECOWAS, EU, USA, Britain and the World human rights organizations to right away institute an investigation into the unprovoked genocide, for the needs of bringing the state-sponsored murderers to justice. The time has come for the world group to exhibit to us that they regard us as a part of humanity and that Igbo lives additionally topic,” he stressed out.