Tony OkaforThe Indigenous People of Biafra on Saturday alleged that its move to appeal an Abuja Federal High Court judgment was being frustrated by the Federal Government. It also accused Justice Abdul Kafarati, who delivered the judgment, of complicity. IPOB said the judge allegedly refused to avail IPOB the certified true copy of the judgment despite all efforts made by its lawyers. Powerful claimed that the group notified the judge of its intention to appeal the verdict on the same day it was delivered. “We told him that his expeditious approval of our application for the certified true copy of processes filed in the suit is needed for us to lodge immediate appeal against his disastrous ruling.
Source: Punch January 21, 2018 01:18 UTC