Charles Soludo has Appointed Bianca Ojukwu, Odinkalu, Charly Boy, Onwenu and 11 Others

Governor of Anambra, Charles Soludo, has appointed a 15-member Truth, Justice, and Peace Commission to put an end to the activities of Biafra’s indigenous people (IPOB).

Prof Chidi Odinkalu, a human rights activist, chairs the committee, with Amb. Bianca Ojukwu serving as secretary. 

A statement on Wednesday by Secretary to the Anambra State Government, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, named other members of the committee as Mr Charles Oputa (Charley boy); music icon Onyeka Onwenu; Dr. Joe Nwaorgu; Dr. Udenta Udenta; Dr. Uju Agomoh; Rev. Fr (Msgnr); Jerome Madueke and Canon Dr. Okechukwu C. Obi-Okoye

Others are: Dr. John Out; Mr. Ngozi Odumuko; Dr. Joe Abah, Mr. Chukwuma Okpalaezeukwu; Mr. Sam Egwuatu and Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu

According to the statement, the committee will seek a restorative justice approach for truth-telling or real facts, healing of the victims of violence, accounting for responsibility and accountability of the actors, conditional mercy for repentant perpetrators, restitution for certain losses, and rehabilitation of the perpetrators, with the overall goal of restoring peace and justice as well as promoting development in the state and region/Nigeria.

It has a six-month deadline from the date of inauguration to complete the task.

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