Federal High Court affirms IPOB proscription. The Federal high court in Abuja on Thursday brushed off the application of the Indigenous People of Biafra’s request to opposite the court docket’s order restricting it and designating it a terrorist organization.
Federal High Court affirms IPOB proscription. handing over his ruling on IPOB’s application, the appearing leader choose of the Federal high, Justice Abdu Kafarati, resolved all of the 3 formulated troubles in opposition to the organization, and held that September 20, 2017 proscription order became validly issued.
He dismissed the rivalry of IPOB’s attorney, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, who submitted that IPOB not being registered in Nigeria but most effective registered in a few other international locations, could not be sued in Nigeria.
The judge mentioned that an employer registered overseas could be likened to a foreigner who will be arrested in another country in which he changed into discovered to have dedicated a criminal offense.
The decide also held that the issuance of the proscription order by using him in chambers following an ex parte application became in accordance with the provisions of the Terrorism Prevention Act.
The judge presented the sum of N500 as cost against IPOB.