The indigenous people of Biafra IPOB through the directives of its detained leader Nnamdi Kanu has dragged the self acclaimed disciple of Nnamdi Kanu,Simon Ekpa who is based in Finland to the federal high Court in Abuja over killing and atrocities in in South East.
There have been high increase of insecurity in the South East,ranging from and kidnapping and various attacks on the government properties and police stations across the region which has been alleged to being ordered by Simon Ekpa.
The latest of the act was ordering of a five days Sit At Home in the entire South East State and the attack and killing of a policeman in Imo State by unknown gunmen who are enforcing the Sit At Home Order.
The actions of Ekpa has attracted wide criticism from Ohanaeze Ndigbo and IPOB with the later distancing themselves from the activities of Simon Ekpa and his group.
In a bid to curtail the atrocities of Ekpa the indigenous peoples of Biafra through it lawyer Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor dragged the Finland based Ekpa to Federal High Abuja seeking for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Simon Ekpa and others who have been accused of working with him.
According to a post by Ejiofor while making public the legal action taken against Ekpa he said that Simon Ekpa and his cohorts affected by the legal action, irrespective of country they believe to be presently hiding under its sovereign protection, that the full arms of the law shall certainly catch up with them all.
The Statement From Ejiofor Read;
UPDATE ON LEGAL ACTION AGAINST SIMON EKPA.
Today, we formally commenced a legal action before the FCT High Court against Simon Ekpa, which action is founded on a plethora of grave infractions arising from his violent, disturbing and false declarations.
I may not release further details here so that it will not prejudice the robust legal actions already lined up for him and his cohorts. It shall be coming in piecemeal. This is the first batch.
I also want to assure Simon Ekpa and his cohorts affected by this compelling legal action, that no matter the country you people believe to be presently hiding under its sovereign protection, the full arms of the law shall certainly catch up with you all, in the legal onslaught already commenced. This is just one in the long line of compelling civil and criminal litigations coming your way.
The hour has come, and I wish to reiterate that you Simon Ekpa cannot escape from the long arms of the law.