September 29, 2022 |
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has dragged Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to the International Criminal Court for conspiracy, genocide, and crimes against humanity against Biafrans who resides in the Obigbo axis of Rivers State.
In a suit filed by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu's International lawyer, Bruce Fein which was obtained by our correspondent from Barrister Aloy Ejimakor, Kanu's Special counsel. The River State Governor was charged on cases bothering on his participation in the protracted and systematic murder, extermination, starvation, denial of necessary medical care and shelter, arbitrary imprisonment, torture, rape, theft,
and persecution based on political opinion, religion, or ethnicity.
The suit which was directed to Karim Khan, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will see to the prosecution of Governor Nyesom Wike who's involvement in the extrajudicial killings of Obigbo residents was revealed and proven in the suit.
Recall that many residents of Obigbo who are largely made up of Biafrans were grossly massacred, forcefully disappeared and illegally air-lifted across the country and detained illegally without medical attention during and after the 2020 EndSars protest in Nigeria.
Also, recall that the EndSars protest was sprung up by various incidents of brutality orchestrated by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) across Nigeria.
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Addressing the suit, Kanu's International Lawyer, Bruce Fein accused Gov Nyesom Wike of having lent his authority as Governor of Rivers State to assist in genocide and crimes against humanity.
"Among other things, Wike orchestrated the massacre of more than 3800 Biafrans in the Obigbo area of Rivers State in October 2020 as part of an ongoing and widespread and systematic attack by the Fulani-controlled Federal Government of Nigeria, against the Biafran civilian population in the southeast.
"The magnitude of Fulani atrocities against Biafrans shocks the conscience. Wike is a prime mover full knowledge of the notorious genocide and crimes against humanity engineered by co-conspirator President Muhammadu Buhari.
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"The accused, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria, is a quisling who has joined an ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity against Biafrans involving, among others, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his Fulani terrorist agents.
"Biafrans have been targeted for killings, rape, torture, plunder, and conditions of life calculated
to destroy them specifically because of their ethnicity, religion (Christianity), and exercise of fundamental human rights such as freedom of speech and association advocating a self-determination referendum", the suit stated.