Intersociety also tasked Buhari to publicly renounce his abominable pronouncement made on December 30, 2015 during his maiden Presidential Chat; upon which the Judiciary was frightened that it became terrified to the extent of conducting its proceedings (i.e. Hon Justice John Tsoho in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case) according to the dictates or whims and caprices of the President.
In an open letter to the United Nations, the group contended that Buhari should steer clear of Kanu’s ongoing court case and allow a level playing ground for the accused and his accusers to prove their cases beyond all reasonable doubts, adding that constitutionalism should be strictly followed in the case, including the need for the proceedings or proposed trial to be conducted in the open court in accordance with Section 36 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, as amended in 2011, as well as the ICCPR and the ACHPR Treaty Laws
In the letter, entitled: “International Justice Appeal For Freedom Of Nnamdi Kanu (Leader Of Indigenous People Of Biafra-IPOB) And Other Victims Of The Regime’s Atrocities In Nigeria”, the group noted that Buhari should refrain from making further mockery of the rule of law and citizens’ constitutional liberties by arresting and clamping citizens into detention for over three months without trial; contrary to Section 35 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended in 2011.
Copied are the Secretary-General of UN; President of the UN General Assembly; President of the UN Security Council; The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; The United, UN Special Rapporteurs on: Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatments or Punishments, Truth, Justice & Reparation; Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions;
Honourable British Prime Minister, Distinguished British Parliamentarians and Distinguished European Union Leaders; President of the United States & Distinguished US Congressmen & women , Intersociety said Buhari must end his clamp down, indiscriminate arrest and long detention without trial of pro-Biafra activists across Nigeria or any part thereof, particularly members of IPOB and release all their members languishing in various DSS cells across the country without trial.
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