Falana asks Buhari to investigate killing of 150 MASSOB/IPOB members

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Published on November 30, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana

Human right lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a panel of inquiry to investigate the alleged killing of 150 members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

He also asked Buhari to investigate the killings of scores of Shiites who have been killed by the army and the police, in view of the admission of the Nigerian Army that it killed five protesters instead of the 150 alleged by Amnesty International.

Falana said this at the 2016 Law Week of the Jos branch of the Nigerian Bar association, at Hill Station Hotel, Jos, Nigeria where he presented a paper titled: “War Against Corruption-Issues and Challenges Confronting the Judiciary.”

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