The event, which was organised by the Centre For Memories (Ncheta Ndigbo) in collaboration with Society of Igbo Professionals, South Saharan Social Development Organization, DevEast, Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action, Peter Mbah Foundation, iServe2050, Nwanyibuife Cooperative and Imo Economic Summit Group, held at the weekend in Enugu.
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I decided to make some phone calls, hoping that somehow, it will be confirmed not true. Josephine was not the one to phone at a time like this for confirmation of such news. I was able to reach Okey Nwanguma. He confirmed it. I cried. I could not hold the tears. I thought about all the good and positive seeds Innocent Chukwuma planted in people’s lives.
In a statement on Wednesday, the chairman of the group, Femi Falana (SAN), said it is contradictory for the president to go abroad for medicare when billions of naira are allocated to the health sector every year, apart from the huge amount of money credited to the Presidential Clinic in Aso Rock.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Odumakin and Chukwuma, human rights activists and leaders, died within a few hours interval on Saturday.
Prof. Osinbajo also commiserated with family members, friends and associates of the late civil society leader, noting that Nigeria has lost a “thoroughbred social activist” whose “relentless pursuit of justice and the common good will be an enduring legacy.”
It described Odumakin as an unrelenting progressive and activist whose commitment to human rights and social justice was without doubt.
Chukwuma, one of the leaders of the Nigerian civil society movement, died on Saturday during a brief illness, few hours after the spokesperson for Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, also passed away.
PremiumTimes reports that his close friends said that he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, an aggressive cancer of the blood.
This was contained in a press release by Ndubueze Ejiofor, the Head of Public Affairs of the polytechnic on Tuesday in Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities to rescind its decision on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System and the 14-day warning strike.
Chukwuma said this in a statement against the backdrop of the ruling by the court on Monday, which ordered his arrest
The bench warrant was issued on Monday
The prosecution accused the defendants of conspiring to unlawfully falsify shipping clearance documents
Already, Innoson’s agents had sealed seven branches of the bank in Awka and Enugu and plans to take further action by sealing the head office of the top flight bank
The Federal Government, through the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation had filed a four-count charge of forgery against the accused.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice Olusola Williams had in a short ruling on Wednesday struck out the case following innoson’s failure to appear in court on seven occasions for his arraignment over alleged fraud.
Innoson, arguing through his counsel, Prof. McCarthy Mbadugha, had at the last hearing of the matter on June 14, 2018, raised objections to a motion brought before the court by GTBank seeking to amend its notice of appeal before the court.
Innoson was scheduled to appear before a new judge, Justice Olusola Williams, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
Chukwuma is the Chief Executive Office of Innoson Motors Nig. Ltd.
The claim was pulled down on Friday after news media went abuzz with the story on Thursday based on the claim.