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Why Nnamdi Kanu May Miss His Parents Burial – IPOB



Supreme leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu may be unable to attend his parents’ burial which has been scheduled on February 14.

This was disclosed by the group’s spokesman, Emma Powerful in a statement.

According to Powerful, they haven’t been able to confirm if the leader would be attending the burial of his parents, HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu.

He noted that the event is scheduled to start with a procession and preparations in line with ancient customs and tradition.

Powerful further said that arrangements are being made to ensure that the burial is held in a safe atmosphere.

He said;

“IPOB worldwide wish to announce to the world, particularly Biafrans, friends of Biafra, lovers of freedom and with regard for the protocol of the Afaraukwu Eze-in-Council that February 14, 2020 will be the burial date of our leader’s parents at Eze Sir Israel Okwu Kanu’s Palace in Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku, Umuahia Abia State capital.

“IPOB leadership will not be disclosing any information and have not disclosed any information regarding the likely attendance or not of our leader to this event.

“The movement and anticipated presence of our leader in his home during this period is yet to be finalised and as such, no confirmation or otherwise will be issued to that effect.

“IPOB High Command will determine under what circumstance any announcement will be made in the future.

“However, arrangements are being put in place to ensure the ceremony is held in a secure and safe atmosphere.

“IPOB is a peaceful movement and hope to maintain this approach until Biafra is completely restored.

“We are inviting every media outlet, local and international, print and electronic to be present in Isiama-Afaraukwu on that day.”

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