Northern Coalition Sues National Assembly Over Constitutional Review, Demands Support For Biafra

The Coalition of Northern Group (CNG) has dragged the National Assembly to courtroom, asking that the continued constitutional overview throughout the nation be stopped with speedy impact.

The swimsuit was filed by the management of the group, Nastura Ashir Shariff, Balarabe Rufa’i l, Abdul-Aziz Sulaiman and Aminu Adam joined towards the defendants: Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and the National Assembly, Daily Trust studies.

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Addressing newsmen in Abuja, the coalition’s spokesman, Abdul-Aziz Sulaiman, argued that as an alternative of the continued constitutional overview, the defendants ought to instantly present a framework for the actualisation of agitators’ demand on self-determination.

The Coalition on June 11, had urged the National Assembly to droop the structure overview to allow the Government to organise a referendum on the actualisation of a Biafra Republic.

It additionally urged the National Assembly to invoke the doctrine of necessity to organise a Biafra referendum as the ultimate step in the direction of the separation of the Igbo from the remainder of Nigeria.

The group argued that the unrelenting disturbances created by sure curiosity teams within the South-East, within the type of the agitation for a separate State of Biafra, had turned violent.

It appealed to the federal government to ask the United Nations (UN), African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to provoke the method of self-determination that may mandate the Biafrans out of the Nigerian union by leveraging the a number of related worldwide treaties and conventions to which Nigeria is a signatory.

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Northern Coalition Sues National Assembly Over Constitutional Review, Demands Support For Biafra

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