Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari , has said that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, remains a terrorist organisation in Nigeria and its activities stands proscribed regardless of what the foreign nations such as the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (US) think of IPOB.
He said being an inward undertaking in Nigeria, both EU and US should mind their organizations and not interfere with Nigeria’s issues, keeping up that doing as such could add up to encroachment to Nigeria’s regional uprightness.
Review that the United States government had, end of the week, said that it doesn’t see the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a psychological militant association. The representative for the American Embassy in Nigeria, Russell Brooks, had kept up that IPOB is not seen under US laws as a psychological oppressor association. Be that as it may, Obono-Obla, in his counter explanation, uncovered that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,
Mr. Abubakar Malami(SAN), would soon charge the promoters and individuals from IPOB to court for purportedly working wrongfully in Nigeria infringing upon Section 54 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act. In an announcement he gave late on Sunday, Obono-Obla said IPOB’s exercises qualified it as a psychological oppressor bunch as characterized by the arrangements of the Terrorism (Prevention) Act 2013.
He said by its promotion and business as usual, IPOB threatened, irritated or scared “the individuals who don’t subscribe to its separatists philosophy and ethnic dogmatism before its prohibition”. He included, “So it is a fear based oppressor association! This is likewise an association that was nagging and executing Nigerians in Rivers and the Abia State before the military intercession!
“This is a gathering that was consuming police headquarters; slaughtering cops, tossing bombs at military guards, debilitating to make the nation ungovernable, undermining to stop governorship decision in Anambra State! “Above all, a court of equipped locale – Federal High Court as directed by the Acting Chief Judge, Justice Abdul Kafarati upon an application recorded by the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation relied on Section 2 (1) (an) and (b) of the Terrorism (Prevention) Act allowed a request restricting IPOB!
So whether EU or United States of Nigeria or any outside nation says in regards to IPOB is unimportant, unessential and of no minute!” He demanded that the assignment of IPOB as a fear-based oppressor amass with the support of a court arrange to prohibit it a week ago was Nigeria’s local undertaking, which remote countries ought not to intrude in. With specific reference to the European Union and the United States of America, Obono-Obla said interfering in Nigeria’s interior issue could disintegrate the country’s power.
He stated, “I have already said that the universal group ought not intrude in our inside undertakings in light of the fact that doing that will add up to a disintegration of our sway! “The EU has no business completely and absolutely with our inside issues so if EU says it doesn’t consider IPOB to be a psychological militant gathering, it doesn’t make a difference to the extent Nigeria is concerned.
“It is irrelevant! We as a whole know the meaning of a psychological militant association inside the importance of the term as characterized by the arrangements of the Terrorism (Prevention) Act, IPOB is a fear-based oppressor association! Additionally it by its promotion and modus of operation it is a psychological militant association! It used to threaten, hassling or scaring the individuals who don’t subscribe it to its separatists philosophy and ethnic extremism before its banishment so it is a fear based oppressor association!
“I need to include that the USA may state IPOB is not a fear monger association by US Law since it is an enlisted business worry in the State of California in the United States! “However by Nigerian law an outside organization which is not enlisted by the Corporate Affairs Commission by the arrangements of Section 53 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2004 is unlawful.
“What’s more, by Section 54 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act it is a criminal offense for an outside organization to work in Nigeria without enrollment! So this while IPOB was working in Nigeria illicitly!”