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Professor Banji Akintoye and Yoruba Nation Agitators leader Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho have filled a 27-page petition before the International Criminal Court (ICC), to seek redress and call the attention of the international judiciary to what they termed selected persecution by Buhari’s government.

According to the letter sighted by NEWSHEADLINESNG, several leaders of Yoruba Self-Determination groups also appended their signatures on the petition.

In the petition, President Muhammadu Buhari; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami; former Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai and former Inspectors General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and Muhammed Adamu were all accused of genocide against the yoruba people of the country, by killing them and causing serious bodily or mental harms.

Others dragged in the 27-pages  petition are Comptroller General of Customs, Hammid Alli; Inspector General of Police, Alkali Baba; Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya; former Chief of Air Force, Sadiq Abubakar; former Commandant-General of NSCDC, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Services, Mohammed Babandede and the Current Commandant-General of NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu.

44 other persons in the YorubaPHOTO: See ICC (INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT) Acknowledgment Letter After Prof Akintoye And Sunday Igboho Drags Buhari's Government To The World Court

groups in the country were among those that signed the petition. According to a statement by Communications Manager to Akintoye, Maxwell Adeleye  Others are; Chief Imam of Yoruba in Ilorin, Kwara State, Shielk Raheem Aduranigba; Leader of Obinrin Oodua Agbaye, Chief Simisade Kuku; Leader of Yoruba Strategy Alliance, Babatunde Omololu; General Secretary of Ilana Omo Oodua, Arc. George Akinola.

The ICC in its reply to the petition while acknowledging receipt of the same says: “As soon as a decision is reached to formally commence investigation into this petition, we will inform you, in writing, and provide you, with reasons for this decision”. Says further that “this communication has been duly entered in the Communications Register of the Office” according to the ICC’s Head of Information and Evidence Unit of the Office of the Prosecutor, Mr. Mark P. Dilon. In conclusion, he says: “we will give consideration to this communication, as appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of
the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

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