The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malam (SAN, on Friday, informed that a presidential panel has already indicted the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, for instigating subversive campaigns against the nation.
The AGF submitted that, ”the Committee finds as a fact, that consequent upon the instigating directives of Nnamdi Kanu, members of IPOB/ESN carried out massive attacks on democratic institutions especially INEC facilities with a view to hampering democratic process in Nigeria.”
This is coming, even as the federal government is presently prosecuting at the Federal High Court Abuja on an alleged instigation and act of terrorism.
The report was titled: Investigation Report on acts of terrorism and allied offences perpetrated by Nnamdi Kanu, and Report on the sponsors and financiers of Sunday Igboho and associates.
Kanu was arraigned on Thursday, October 21, before Justice Binta Nyako on an alleged 7-count amended charge bordering on terrorism, treason, money laundering etc.
Briefing Judiciary Correspondents in his office, the AGF said, that the eventual re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu in June 2021, and some members of his group led to the inauguration of a Presidential Ad-hoc Committee, comprising 24 members.
The Committee headed by Malami were drawn from the Federal Ministry of Justice, Federal Ministry of Information, Nigeria Police Force, Department of State Services, National Intelligence Agency, and Defence Intelligence Agency.
Also, during the briefing, the FG stated that the report of the panel indicted Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho.
“Similarly, the Federal Government has received the report on financiers of Adeniyi Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho.
“The report revealed that Sunday Igboho is a Director and signatory to Adesun International Concept Limited registered on 23rd April, 2010. “Adesun International Concept Limited also has Oladele Oyetunji and Aderopo Adeyemo as Directors.
He further revealed that “A total sum of N127,145,000.00 was received by Igboho from his financiers between 22nd October, 2013 and 28th September, 2020 through Adesun International Concept Ltd accounts.
“A total sum of N273,198,200.00 transaction outflows was recorded from Sunday Igboho’s account between 15th March, 2013 and 11th March, 2021.”
Moreover, the investigation “reveals that Adesun International Concept Ltd (belonging to Igboho) transferred the sum of N12,750,000 to Abbal Bako & Sons.
“It might be recalled that Abbal Bako & Sons and its promoter Abdullahi Umar Usman are suspects in the on-going Joint Terrorist Financing Investigation.
“Abdullahi Umar Usman is by way of financial transaction connected to SURAJO ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD (who was sentenced to life imprisonment in UAE on charges of financial scandal).