Biafra: Group backs call for prosecution of Obasanjo, Gowon, others

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Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Friday, said it is backing the call for the prosecution of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon by another Pro- body known as Customary Government of Indigenous people of , CG-.

The CG-IPOB had yesterday dragged Gowon, Obasanjo, and the Attorney-General of the Federation to a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu.

In suit No. FHC/EN/CS/103/2019, coming up on October 2, 2019, demanding that the court decides on issues relating to self-determination, regional autonomy, and roles the respondents played during the civil war, referendum, among other things.

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Declaring on behalf of the group, acting leader of BNYL, Ebuta Ogar Takon, in a statement to DAILY POST on Friday, said: “The case was instituted to give the struggle a legal shape, even though it might be hard to defeat the defendants in their own Court.”

Takon advised the Legal Team to consider the International Court as it’s a final destination.

A London-based lawyer, and pioneer of CG-, Barr. Emeka Emekesiri had dragged the defendants to court, praying the court to determine whether the Igbo should leave or remain in .

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