- Says IPOB/ESN killed 175 security personnel in one twelve months, attacked 164 police stations, destroyed 628 police autos
- Says Igboho obtained N127m from diagnosed sponsors
By Alex Enumah
The federal executive on Friday file indicting Igbo and Yoruba separatist agitators, Mr Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Adeyemo (in every other case is named Sunday Igboho) for acts of terrorism within the South East and South West segment of the country.
The findings of the investigation used to be made public by the Criminal skilled General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, who chaired the committee inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in June.
The, Presidential Advert-hoc Committee Investigated the leader of IPOB/ESN and Cohorts and drew its contributors from the Ministry of Justice, Data, Police, DSS, NIA and DIA.
Per Malami, “The Committee finds as a truth, that consequent upon the instigating directives of Nnamdi Kanu, contributors of IPOB/ESN carried out broad assaults on democratic establishments especially INEC Companies and products with a take a look at out to hampering democratic course of in Nigeria.”
The file disclosed that as a results of the actions of IPOB ESN within the South East no not up to 175 security personnel beget been killed amongst whom beget been 128 law enforcement officers, 37 protection force personnel and 10 other security operatives.
It added that 164 Police stations and formations beget been attacked in Imo Negate resulting within the anxiety of 144 law enforcement officers and 628 autos destroyed.
Malami noted that finally of, 396 firearms and 17,738 ammunition beget been carted away by Nnamdi Kanu led IPOB and ESN.
Besides, police formation, the file disclosed that three assaults beget been carried out on the Nigerian Correctional Service in Imo Negate resulting within the demise of one legitimate while 1841 inmates reportedly escaped from custody.
In the same vogue, the file noted that 19 numerous assaults beget been carried in opposition to products and companies belonging to the Fair Nationwide Electoral Commission with 18 logistics autos burnt in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Depraved River, Ebonyi and Imo States.
“These assaults that beget been carried out between October 2020 and June 2021 contain the next: That performing on the instigating directives of Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB contributors and #EndSARS protesters attacked and killed many security brokers, destroyed numerous private and non-private properties, including Police stations, public transport buses and other products and companies all the diagram by the country”, Malami said.
Per the AGF, the negative actions of IPOB/ESN poses serious threat to Nigeria’s Nationwide Security and its company existence, which resulted into re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu and contributors of his neighborhood.
Malami on the opposite hand disclosed that investigation published that Kanu used to be not alone in his subversive actions, adding that he has accomplices in Nigeria and foreign; folks, groups as effectively as thunder and non-thunder actors who are assisting and facilitating his advertising campaign in opposition to the opposite folks and thunder of Nigeria.
“About a of the thunder actors aided Kanu, even as a fugitive, in his negative mission, ignoring the terrorist nature of his actions.
“We name on these countries to desist from assisting subversive acts by Kanu and IPOB in opposition to the thunder of Nigeria and its other folks.
“Conversely, there are some gracious countries which, recognising the space of IPOB as a terrorist organization, beget both banned the actions of IPOB or positioned Kanu on Cease Listing. To these peace loving countries which beget set Kanu on their Cease Lists and banned IPOB from working in their territories, we reveal our appreciation.”
Malami said that investigation published that Sunday Igboho is a Director and signatory to Adesun International Notion Tiny, registered on April 23, 2010.
As effectively as, he said Igboho used to be linked to 43 bank accounts in nine banks.
Per the AGF, the principal financier of Igboho is a Federal Lawmaker within the Nationwide Assembly, adding that, “A complete sum of ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN MILLION, ONE AND FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND NAIRA ONLY (N127, 145,000.00) used to be obtained by Igboho from his financiers between 22nd October, 2013 and 28th September, 2020 by Adesun International Notion Ltd accounts”.
He added that N273,198,200.00 transaction outflows used to be recorded from Sunday Igboho’s legend between March 15, 2013 and March 11, 2021.
“Investigation unearths that Adesun International Notion Ltd (belonging to Igboho) transferred the sum of twelve million seven hundred and fifty thousand naira (N12, 750,000) to Abbal Bako & Sons.
“It would per chance perhaps well even be recalled that Abbal Bako & Sons and its promoter Abdullahi Umar Usman are suspects within the on-going Joint Terrorist Financing Investigation. Abdullahi Umar Usman is via financial transaction linked to SURAJO ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD (who used to be sentenced to lifestyles imprisonment in UAE on costs of financing terrorism [Boko Haram]).
“This file reveals the nexus between separatists’ agitation, terrorism financing and disruptions of peace within the country.
“The file chanced on connections of financial transaction between Adesun International Notion Ltd (belonging to Igboho) and some construction companies and companies amongst others.
“Having obtained the studies, the Federal Govt stays resolute in its approach to beget a nonetheless Nigeria. The Federal Govt will raise out the needful, at some stage within the context of the graceful provisions, in guaranteeing that the topic is giving the deserved consideration and these chanced on responsible will be made to face the wrath of the law”, he concluded.