BREAKING: Court Proscribes IPOB, Declares It Terrorist Group
Ade Adesomoju , Abuja
The Federal High Court in Abuja has given a judicial backing to the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the Indigenous People of Biafra and its activities.
The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court , Justice Abdu Kafarati , granted the order proscribing the group on Wednesday.
The court declared that the activities of IPOB in Nigeria , particularly in the South- East or South -South regions, henceforth , constituted “ an act of terrorism .” The judge did not sit in the open court .
He heard and granted the ex parte motion filed by the Attorney -General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , Mr. Abubakar Malami ( SAN ), in chambers.