Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian political activist from Biafra and chief of the banned Biafra Indigenous Individuals (IPOB) on Monday revealed that his mission is to “dismantle Nigeria”, AllNews: report.
Our Mission is evident:
– Mazi Nnamdi Kanu (@MaziNnamdiKanu) June 29, 2020:
Nnamdi Kanu who based IPOB now banned in 2014 mentioned this on his well-known Twitter deal with.
The motion desires a bunch of states in southeastern Nigeria, composed primarily of individuals of the Igbo ethnic group, to interrupt up and type the unbiased nation of Biafra.
The plan isn’t new. In 1967 Igbo leaders declared a Biafran state, however after a brutal civil warfare, which led to the loss of life of one million folks, the secessionist revolt was defeated.
However the concept of separatism has been raging ever since and Kanu is the most recent in a row of Biafran militants taking the trigger.
He was a comparatively obscure determine till 2009 when he began Radio Biafra, a station that referred to as for an unbiased state for the Igbo folks and broadcast in Nigeria from overseas.
Though he grew up in south-eastern Nigeria and went to Nsukka College, Kanu moved to the UK earlier than graduating.