Aloy Ejimakor, the Particular Adviser to Nigerian political activist Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and the Prohibited Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) mentioned on Wednesday that he had met “His Excellency”.
In line with Ejimakor, Kanu is “of spirit”.
The authorized practitioner added that Kanu, the pinnacle of the IPOB, has requested Biafra agitators to take care of a harmonious relationship.
“I’ve been assembly with His Excellency at this time for nearly 3 hours,” Ejimakor wrote on his well-known Twitter feed. “He greets you all. He’s very excited regardless of the tribulations. He appears to be like ahead to overcoming this damaging profit sooner quite than later. He asks that there be no disunity; that the Household ought to stay targeted.”
Kanu, IPOB, and Biafra agitators desire a separate nation. His greatest concern is that successive Nigerian governments have “failed” him, therefore his determination.
However the Nigerian federal authorities doesn’t wish to try for nationwide unity, insisting that the nation is indivisible and higher collectively.
Kanu, a Nigerian-British citizen based mostly overseas, transmits religiously adopted by a whole lot of individuals from japanese Nigeria.
The Nigerian authorities had accused IPOB members of being violent, carrying unlawful weapons, and liable for current destruction within the South-South and South-East areas of Nigeria, the IPOB accusations have repeatedly refuted.
The plan to have a Biafra nation just isn’t new. The same motion for a state of Biafra to secede from Nigeria which was led by one other Igbo chief, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, led to civil struggle in Nigeria within the late Nineteen Sixties, throughout which greater than 1 tens of millions of ethnic Igbo have been killed, lots of them by hunger.
Confronted with allegations of treason, he had fled Nigeria since 2017. Kanu was: arrested: by a joint safety effort in Kenya on the finish of final month (June). He has a court docket date on June twenty sixth.