Claimed war crimes: ICC, international NGOs mischievous – Osun monarch

A paramount leader in Osun State, Oba Hameed Adekunle Makama, the Olowu associated with Kuta, in Ayedire Local Government offers flayed International Criminal Court, ICC, and other international NGOs, saying they may be being mischievous on the alleged individual rights abuse by the military within the front lines.

This individual threatened that there might be a proceed to mobilise Nigerians from all organizations against such international NGOs “ if they fail to be objective within their report” adding that their routines in the country portrayed them as brokers of colonialism.

Makama made the call at a world push conference he organised at their palace in Kuta, advocating intended for concerted efforts from all Nigerians to insulate the military towards smear campaign and calumny.

He further implored Nigerians to rise against any primordial belief aimed at painting Nigeria army within bad light and further jeopardise their particular morale.

“ Amnesty international and other NGOs in the Northern should desist from sabotaging our own efforts in fighting insurgency. Something that will degrade the integrity plus image of our army will not be tolerated.

“ I am from the humble opinion that the submission simply by Amnesty International to the ICC at the Nigeria Army is destabilizing, harmful and defamatory.

“ To say the Nigeria Army is usually guilty of murder pursuant to write-up 8(2)(c)(i); torture, cruelty, outrageous on personal dignity and internationally leading attacks against civilians just uncovered how far away from reality the ICC is.

“ I actually implore all Nigerians, irrespective of politics affiliation or conviction to come with each other and resist this cheap blackmail against our Army.

“ I consider it mischievous plus malicious the timing of the launch of the said report, and the normal double standard of Amnesty Worldwide in demoralizing our patriotic Military.

“ The press should also play a patriotic function in the fight against insurgency. I desire the media to support Nigeria Military.

The monarch, nevertheless , lauded the initiative of Sheu of Bornu on the synergy between your military and local vigilante within the fight against insurgency.

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