The Particular Council of Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Aloy Ejimakor, have stated that “self-determination” is authorized.
AllNews: perceive that the now banned IPOB group needs a Biafra nation.
The plan for a state of Biafra shouldn’t be new.
In 1967, Igbo leaders declared a Biafran state, however after a brutal civil conflict, which led to the dying of one million folks, the secessionist revolt was defeated.
Kanu in exile himself is the most recent addition to a line of ethnic Igbo activists who’re taking the reason for pushing for an unbiased state, saying the Igbo have been marginalized by successive Nigerian governments.
Nonetheless, the Nigerian authorities is against IPOB’s demand, saying the nation is indivisible.
In a social media publish Tuesday, Kanu Ejimakor’s authorized consultant claims that his combat shouldn’t be felony.
Whenever you ask for freedom from OPPRESSION, you aren’t a felony however a person dropped at be FREE. Those that liberated Nigeria haven’t dedicated TREASON. There isn’t a case towards Ben MADUBUGWU / others, as a result of: #Willpower if: it’s READ. The betrayal is if you overthrow a authorities by FORCE.
– aloy ejimakor (@AloyEjimakor) Could 19, 2020: