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Group petitions IGP over alleged abuses, assaults on opposition by brokers of govt in Ebonyi

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A coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Ebonyi State and the Coalition of United Political Events, CUPP, in Abakaliki, has petitioned the inspector normal of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, over alleged serial human rights abuses by the federal government within the state.

The teams disclosed its transfer in an announcement signed by the state chairman of HURIDE, CUPP and Ebonyi First Vanguard; Sampson Nweke, Chinedum Elekwachi and Monday Eze in Abakaliki.

Chairmen of the teams stated Ebonyi state has witnessed the very best instances of serial abuses of human rights, authoritarian dictatorship and downright disregard for human dignity allegedly perpetrated generally by the federal government in energy.

They, nonetheless, condemned in totality the alleged grotesque homicide of HRH Ezeogo Christopher Igboke Ewa by unknown gunmen, the continuing persecution of the APGA gubernatorial candidate Prof. Benard Odoh by suspected brokers of presidency, harassment and intimidation of ex-SSA to Ebonyi governor Mark Onu who just lately defected to PDP, within the state.

The coalition additionally alleged that there’s flagrant suppression of the rights of Ebonyi residents particularly these in opposition political events and condemned the alleged
abduction of the youth chief of PDP in Nkomoro ward in Ezza North LGA, Nwokpoku by unknown gunmen on seventh March 2023.

Additionally they condemned the alleged assault on the gubernatorial candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Celebration, NNPP, in Ebonyi State Mr. Chris Adol Awam by suspected thugs on his option to take part in a media program alongside Amike Aba neighborhood, Ebonyi LGA.

The teams tasked the Commissioner of Police, Faleye Olaleye to research all of the assaults and convey the perpetrators to e book.

In a associated growth, the group expressed fear on why the Commissioner of Police, Faleye Olaleye can not obey a easy Courtroom order restraining him from arresting, harassing or detaining the APGA Governorship candidate, Prof. Benard Odoh, regardless of proof of service on them.

The group additionally expressed large shock on the mysterious withdrawal of all of the cops connected to the APGA guber candidate Odoh. “We ask, might that be a deliberate try to show him (Odoh) to the chance of being killed by his attackers who’ve tried to assassinate him about seven occasions?” They alleged.

The coalitions additionally referred to as on the Inspector Normal of Police to order the State’s Commissioner of Police to revive the Policemen connected to Prof. Odoh and make sure that the operatives act throughout the ambits of the regulation, in order not, to inflame the already tensed political ambiance within the state.