Kanu added that the switch of weapons or gross sales to the current Nigerian authorities would imply extra assaults on the Christians, which works in opposition to the “International Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act.”
The letter is dated Could 1, 2021, and titled, “Re: Request for US Navy Help By President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria.”
Within the letter obtained by SaharaReporters, the IPOB chief stated, “President Buhari has made Nigeria probably the most harmful nation on this planet for Christians, Jews and Nigeria’s indigenous peoples, notably these of the previous Republic of Biafra. Lots of of 1000’s are routinely plundered, tortured or killed with impunity by Nigerian safety forces managed and populated by Buhari’s Fulani Islamic tribesmen, usually in collaboration with Fulani herdsmen (Islamist terrorist group that has been internationally branded the 4th deadliest terrorist grouping on this planet).
“These atrocities have been confirmed and printed by US State Division in its numerous Human Rights Studies on Nigeria, by Amnesty Worldwide and different credible our bodies. The US Fee on Worldwide Spiritual Freedom has really useful itemizing Nigeria as a rustic of concern due to its spiritual oppressions. United States gross sales or transfers of weapons to Nigeria to battle Boko Haram are diverted to killing and terrorising Christians and Jews.
“President Buhari is selling radical Islam in secular Nigeria. He has endorsed Sharia legislation in twelve northern Nigerian states. He has handled Boko Haram with child gloves, releasing from detention tons of arrested by the earlier administration.
“He recruited them into the Nigerian military and provided a beneficiant overseas scholarship to tons of of them. He has appointed radical Muslims to go each safety company in Nigeria, together with Sheik Isa Pantami, whose profuse assist for Al Qaeda and Taliban was broadly printed lately. But, Mr Buhari has refused to sack him from his delicate place as Minister of Communication overseeing the biometric information of Nigerians. By defending Sheik Pantami, Mr Buhari is seemingly aligning with Mr Pantami’s terrorist sympathies. Mr Buhari is a powerful ally of the Islamic Republic of Iran and China, and he has typically pursued insurance policies that put Nigeria at odds with US nationwide curiosity because you got here to workplace.”
Kanu stated his prayers embody that “we respectfully recommend that you just take into account, amongst different issues, denying weapons gross sales or transfers to Nigeria beneath the Leahy Modification; itemizing Nigeria complicit in persecuting Christian and Jews beneath the International Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act.
“We respectfully urge the President to invoke Part 620M of the Overseas Help Act of 1961 (FAA) notably, as amended, which prohibits the furnishing of help authorised by the FAA and the Arms Export Management Act to any overseas safety drive unit the place there’s credible info that the unit has dedicated a gross violation of human rights.”