Uche Mefor, estranged Deputy-Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday asserted that the launch of legal action against diaspora-based Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa, by IPOB’s lawyer, Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, “is an indirect/inverse indictment of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), IPOB and her leadership”.
Bellnewsonline.com reports that Barr. Ejiofor, IPOB’s Lead Counsel, on Tuesday announced that he has commenced legal action against controversial Biafra separatist, Simon Ifeanyi Njoku Ekpa.
Ekpa has been accused of masterminding the horror ongoing in Nigeria’s southeast region after he declared a five-day sit-at-home from his base abroad.
The former Nigerian athlete said the sit-at-home commenced on December 9 and ends on the 14th.
Ekpa, who used to proclaim himself a disciple of detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, had been criticising Ejiofor, accusing the lawyer of working against the actualisation of a Biafra Republic.
“This case by Ejiofor in Nigeria is an indirect/inverse indictment of ESN-IPONK-IPOB and her leadership. Can Finland, for instance, deport her citizen to Nigeria whereas Nigeria is not safe or where free and fair trial guaranteed if at all? The likelihood of that happening is remote or is he targeting those at home?
“Either way, Ejiofor may end up implicating himself and client as well.
“Simon is not an alien or a third part to ESN-IPONK-IPOB. He was duly endorsed by the ESN-IPONK-IPOB, and doing the same thing as they do.
“Members of the ESN-AUTOPILOT-IPONK-IPOB are also members of the ESN-DOS-IPONK-IPOB.
“Suing one means or translates to suing the other. The sit-at-home and violent enforcement of it are both their hallmark,” Mefor wrote on his verified Twitter handle.