Justice Nkeonye Maha of the high court seating has issued the order in a ruling in which she also designated the activities of the Shiite organization in any part of Nigeria “as acts of terrorism and illegality.”
The court in its ruling has therefore restrained “any person or group of persons” from participating in any form of activities involving or concerning the IMN “under any name or platform” in Nigeria.
To complete the process of the proscription of the group, the court ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation “to publish the order proscribing the respondent (Islamic Movement in Nigeria) in the official gazette and two national dailies.”
Recall that that the Presidency had announced its plans to Proscribe the Shiite MOVEMENT a terrorist Organization.
In its ruling on friday, the court made a declaration that the activities of the IMN in any part of Nigeria is declared an act of terrorism and illegality.
“An order restraining any person or group of persons from participating in any manner whatsoever in any form of activities involving or concerning the prosecution of the collective intention or otherwise of the respondent (Islamic Movement in Nigeria) under any other name or platform howsoever called or described in any part of Nigeria.
This therefore puts The Islamic Organization of Nigeria also known as the Shiite Muslims in the same category as Boko Haram, in Nigeria
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