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Obigbo Massacre: Wike Must Be Sacked And Banned For Life From Holding Public Offices – Umeagbalasi

Human Rights activist and board chairman of the International Society for Human Rights and Rule of Law (Inter-society), Emeka Umeagbalasi has demanded that the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike be sacked and banned from holding public offices.

Naija News understands that Umeagbalasi was recently honoured with an award by the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Enugu State Council.

The award, according to the Chapel, was in ‘Recognition for Contribution in Engendering Rule of Law and Human Rights in South-East Nigeria”.

Umeagbalasi disclosed that he is dedicating the award to the victims of the ‘Obigbo Massacre’ of 2020.

Speaking via a statement on Sunday, the activist demanded that Wike, who according to him, initiated and supervised heinous crimes alongside 12 other key perpetrators in Obigbo, should be sacked and banned for life from holding public offices and permanently denied entry visas into Western World and other advanced democracies.

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While unveiling a new international report titled: “Inside Nyesom Wike’s Bloody Era In Obigbo (Rivers State): Oct 21-Nov 10, 2020”, Umeagbalasi said that the invasion and deadly use of force was brought about by former Governor Nyesom Wike State-wide broadcast of October 21, 2020, inviting soldiers of the Nigerian Army to “flush out IPOB terrorists in the area who killed six soldiers and four policemen and burned police stations”.



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