An exclusive report from San Francisco based THEWILL, has it that a son of a retired Supreme Court Justice and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais, GCON, has reportedly joined Islamic terrorist group, Islamic State of Syria and Irag, ISIS.
According to the report quoting knowledgeable intelligence sources, the son of the former CJN left Nigeria few days back with his wife and children to join forces with the notorious ISIS, which has been declared a terrorist organisation by the United Nations and 50 other countries.
According to THEWILL report, an intelligence report came from Saudi Arabia, one of the countries that has designated ISIS as a terrorist organization to that effect.
The intelligence sources quoted also said that Justice Uwais who was Nigeria’s Chief Justice from 1995 -2006 and was the Chairman on the review of Nigeria’s electoral laws in 2007, has been informed about the development.
DAILY POST recalls that this will be the second time a member of Nigerian elitist family will be linked to a foreign terrorist group.
Nigerians were shocked when they learnt of an attempt by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, son of a popular Nigerian business man and banking mogul, Umaru Mutallab, to bomb a US bound plane on Christmas day. He was later discovered to be a member of al-Qaeda.
Farouk has been sentenced to life imprisonment without parole in the United States.
He is the youngest son of Mutallab, a Katsina born wealthy Nigerian banker and businessman, who had also served as a federal Minister in the 70s.