Igbo group plans legal action over Nimbo killings
A socio-cultural and political organisation, the Igbo Improvement Union (IIU), is to initiate a legal action against Nigerian security forces over the Ukpabi-Nimbo killings.
In a communiqué over the weekend after a two day deliberation in Abuja, the group blamed security forces for failing to protect the lives and property of the people of Ukpabi-Nimbo community in Enugu State which led to the killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen on April 25, 2016. The statement was signed by the national president of the union, Hon. Ugochukwu Agballa; the national secretary, Chief Edozie Njoku and members of sub-committees, Dr Amanze Obi; Hon. Emmanuel Nwobu and Hon. Eugene Odo.
The union also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently implement the report of the 2014 National Conference or subject it to a referendum to serve as stabilizing factor to the current separatist agitations in the country.