Ex-militant chief threatens courtroom motion towards Nigerian govt if Amnesty is scrapped

The Nationwide Chairman, 6162 Presidential Amnesty Section 2, Mr. Aso Tambo, has threatened to pull the federal authorities earlier than the Worldwide Court docket of Justice, if the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), is scrapped.

Tambo, who made the place of the group and different Ex-militants leaders identified mentioned, a six years ultimatum was given to the federal government to develop the area however its been ten years and no affordable mission may be pointed to within the area.

Talking with DAILY POST in Yenagoa, on Friday, after an occasion to mark two years remembrance of a former agitator, Late Gen Passman Golukumor.

“We voluntarily did what we did, the federal government didn’t defeat us, they begged us to just accept the provide, so we’re not weak”

The ex-agitator dared the federal authorities to scrap this system as that may justify any courtroom summons

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“When the federal authorities got here to seek the advice of and negotiate with us to just accept the Amnesty provide, we requested them why initiating the Amnesty program and so they instructed us it was as a result of they’ll’t develop the area as a result of there was no peace.

If there was an MOU between us and the federal government then it’s the authorities that has faulted, and the one solution to maintain peace is to permit the Amnesty programme proceed pending when the federal government will develop the area. One of many causes we agreed was for us to see the identical growth witnessed in Abuja and Lagos replicated right here in our area.

He mentioned, “Our intention of the battle is to make sure the area is developed like Lagos and Abuja as a result of in the course of the battle the safety brokers intimidated and maimed us in our rightful battle however we nonetheless agreed to put down arms, the best way issues are going we is perhaps tempted to resume hostility within the creek and return to our regular battle”.

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‘In the present day we right here to recollect one among our personal that did every part for the emancipation of the folks of the area, this isn’t the time for arms battle however a time for mental battle by way of the pen. We agreed voluntarily to just accept and be built-in again to the society pretty much as good residents of the nation, we aren’t any extra militants however Ex-agitators, and we don’t pursue our rights with weapons any extra.

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