Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has criticised the Court of Appeal’s choice to grant President Muhammadu Buhari’s requests relating to the Appellate Court’s judgment quashing all prices filed towards the imprisoned chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, which the federal government disobeyed.
As a results of the ruling on Friday, HURIWA has characterised the judiciary because the captive of the chief arm of presidency, including that the judicial arm of presidency has misplaced her standing because the final refuge of the frequent man.
HURIWA claimed that “by their cowardice in granting a disobedient Appellant a stay of execution, the Court of Appeal has justified the use of self-help measures by disgruntled citizens since it is no longer possible to obtain justice in a court of law and have the government comply with it. Then, the same court will certify the central government’s outrageous indiscipline and treachery in disobeying the unambiguous orders of the court made in compliance with section 6 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal republic of Nigeria.”
HURIWA condemned the capitulation to the whims and caprices of the President of Nigeria by the Court of Appeal, questioning why the Court didn’t insist that the Federal Government first obeys the judgment earlier than interesting.
HURIWA stated the Court has been blackmailed into taking pictures themselves on the leg and thereby amputating justice.
“Today is indeed a calamitous day for the Nigerian judiciary whereby the wheel of justice was derailed by political correctness and fear of the unknown,” the group stated.
HURIWA stated it’s appalled that the hierarchy of the Court of Appeal was so provoked by the choice of the three-member panel of Justices to quash the costs towards Nnamdi Kanu that it reportedly made a punitive switch affecting a member of that panel even earlier than the belated software for keep of execution was filed.
The rights group questioned the ethical excessive floor of the Federal Government to hurry to the Appeal Court after the Federal Attorney General and minister of justice Abubakar Malami has used media platforms to impugn and discredit the panelists who freed Nnamdi Kanu
HURIWA lamented nonetheless that regardless of the publicised discover of intent by the Federal Government to not ever respect the judgment of the Court of Appeal the identical courtroom of Appeal licensed the illegality and the act of impunity and treachery of the federal government .
HURIWA recalled that the appellate courtroom, in a unanimous choice by a three-man panel led by Justice Haruna Tsanami, granted the appliance FG introduced for keep of execution of the judgement pending the listening to and willpower of the enchantment it lodged earlier than the Supreme Court.
However, the appellate courtroom, ordered FG to inside seven days, transmit the report of enchantment in addition to its verdict on the matter, to the apex courtroom to allow speedy willpower of the case.
Carpeting the Court of Appeal for making itself an efficient political hostage and captive of the chief arm of presidency.
HURIWA said that “the decision to suspend their own well-conceived and legally sound and well-grounded judgment amounted to JUDICIAL SUICIDE by the Court of Appeal and is similar to hitting the DEATH NAIL ON THE COFFIN of judicial independence even as HURIWA said the Appeal Court’s decision is shameful, laughable and irrational.”
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