MOSOP demands judicial inquiry into Ogoni killings

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THE Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People has called for a judicial inquiry into the killing of the ‘Ogoni four’ at Gioko in Gokana Local Government Area in 1994.

Chairman, Provisional Council of MOSOP, Professor Ben Naanen, made this call on Saturday during the Remembrance Day of Ken Saro-Wiwa in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Explaining that the circumstance behind the killings of prominent 13 Ogoni persons has continued to raise questions than answers, Naanen stated that Ogoni people were demanding for justice.

He said, “MOSOP is calling for a judicial inquiry into the killing of the Ogoni 4 at Giokoo in 1994. It is by so doing that we can draw an appropriate perspective on the subsequent executions.

“The Ogoni people are demanding justice for the Ogoni 13 and the other victims of the repression of the 1990s.

“The security service that was based in Ogoni at the time certainly owes the Ogoni people and other Nigerians a few critical explanations. The truth should not, and cannot be hidden forever.”

Naanen decried the delay in implementing the recommendations of the United Nations Environment Programme, even as he insisted that the Federal Government should take immediate steps to clean up Ogoniland.

He added, “On behalf of the Ogoni people, MOSOP is calling on the Nigerian government to take immediate steps to implement the United Nations Environment Programme report.

“The government appears to have made up its mind to kill the UNEP report through financial starvation and other bureaucratic means.”

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