IBGO GROUP PETITIONS UN OVER ALLEGED MARGINALISATION BY BUHARI
Written by thereachfm on September 17, 2019
A Coalition of Southeast Civil Society Activists and Human
Rights Defenders, say they have petition a case of
marginalisation and exclusion allegedly orchestrated against
them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to
the United Nations.
National Convener of the group, Ibuchukwu Ezike, and
Secretary-General of Igbo Civil Society Coalition, Jasper Uche
said in a media briefing in Enugu, that a letter of protest titled
Provocative Exclusion and Orchestrated Reduction of Ndigbo to
Second Class Citizens in Nigeria: A Call to World Powers to
Mount Constructive Pressure on President Buhari to Re-write
the Wrongs Meted Out Against the Igbo Ethnic Nationality, was
addressed to the Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples, and Minority
Section, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
They said they were moved to alert the world body on Ndigbo
that the unfair treatment had continued to increase daily.
The group urged world powers to mount pressure on President
Buhari to re-write the wrongs meted against the Igbo ethnic
nationality, alleging that there is a grand plot to deny the South
East the nation’s presidency in 2023.