In a surprising twist of events, a group of adults and politicians from Kano state namely Nasiru Ashiru, Sharif ballalaba , Rufa’i ,Abdulaziz Suleiman , and Aminu Adam have taken to the agitation for self-determination by some groups in Nigeria to a new dimension, by approaching a federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Senate president and Speaker of the House of representative to hasten the exit of the south east before concluding ongoing amendment to the country’s constitution.
This requires formed one of the three prayers sought in a statement FHC, NJCS 538/20/ 21 instituted by this northerners .
Others in their suit cited by daily post on Thursday August 5 , 2021 they have a dinner supporting affidavit that their action was informed by the need to stem the tide of violence and destruction.
Allegedly corporation by the agitation for situation champion by the Nnamdi kanu led indigenous people of biafra IPOB the plaintiffs claim that they do not want a repeat of the 1967 to 1970 Civil War in Nigeria that cause the Country’s innocent lives and properties worth billions of Naira .
listed as dividends in the suit and the attorney general of the federal (AGF) ,the Senate president ,the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the national assembles the plaintiff prayed the court for the following release.
1: A declaration that the combined effect of the provisions of section 4 of the 1999 Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria as amended and articles 12 and 21 of the African charter on human and peoples rights ratification and enforcement as 2004 default defend that the national assembly is empowered to Sir John’s narrative framework for a referendum to allow the Southeastern region of the federal Republic of Nigeria to decide on their bid for self-determination.
2:A declaration that in a view of the previous of type of articles 1 2 for 14 and 21 of the African charter on human and peoples rights ratification and enforcement Act 2004 and second and third defendant.
The Senate president and house of representative speaker have the power to call for a joint session of both chambers of the fourth defendant to deliberate on the agitation for self-determination by the Southeastern states of the federal Republic of Nigeria.
An Order directing the second third and fourth defendant to prove a framework that you pave the way for the self-determination of the Southeastern States so as to leave the geographical entity called Nigeria, before any further step is taken to further amend the Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria.
The first plaintiff in the suit, sheriff stated in the supporting affidavit by the post to that of IPOB founded by Nnamdi kanu has been agitating for self-determination by way of creation of the independent state of biafra away from the federal Republic of Nigeria.
The agitations of the IPOB have been going on for about a decade despite their prescription by the Federal Government of Nigeria about three years ago.
Even before the emergence of the religion of people of biafra IPOB there was a group that the South Eastern part of Nigeria known as the “movement for the actualisation of the sovereign state of Biafra”( MASSOB) under the leadership of One chief Ralph Uwazirike who is Enrique.
The main objective of the group mentioned in the immediately preceding paragraph is also the creation of the independent state of Biafra, away from the federal Republic of Nigeria long before the emergence of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra MASSOB.
There was a Move by the people of the South Eastern part of Nigeria formally Eastern region led by the late conel Odumegwu Ojukwu, in order to make logics to succeed from the federal Republic of Nigeria.
The session attempt by the people of the then Eastern region under the leadership of the late col. who was directly responsible for the first Nigerian civil war between 1967 and 1970 the state Civil War has claimed many Innocent Life from both sides of the device as well as destruction of properties worth billions of Naira which was detrimental to the growth and development of the federal Republic of Nigeria .
The lessons of the Civil War have faded in the Minds of many Nigerians , and a repeat of the Carnage of the Civil War is not necessary.
Going forward ,the IPOB salutation for self-determination has turned violent as against both the people of the South east ,who are against their agitation and other Nigerians carrying out their lawful businesses within the south-eastern states of the federal Republic of Nigeria .
The IPOB through it’s militants and Eastern Security Network (ESN) is responsible for the killings as portions and destruction of properties of all the Nigerians not belonging to the Igbo tribe they continued resolving with finality the existential question of self-determination of any part of Nigeria is now more urgent imperative and previous over and above the issue of amending the Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria can be further amended at any time after the question of self-determination must have been resolved by Nigerians.
The chief judge of the federal high court of Justice, Johnson who has assigned the case to Justice and Edin Dzeko and has been fixed for November 1 2021 for hearing