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Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB Fires S/East, S/South Governors, Religious Leaders Over Silence

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Latest Biafra/IPOB News For Saturday, June 12th, 2021

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has slammed South-East, South-South Governors for failing to speak on the continued detention of it’s leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

In a statement on Friday, the pro-Biafra group, however, hailed Southeast lawmaker for raising up a committee to look in its leaders detention.

In the statement, IPOB’s spokesperson Emma Powerful described as “loathsome and distasteful” the silence of the governors.

According to IPOB, the silence of the governors had justified it’s earlier position that they had a hand in Nnamdi Kanu’s extraordinary rendition.

The statement reads, “We the global family of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by Nnamdi Kanu find loathsome and distasteful, the complacent attitude of South-East and South-South governors and religious leaders over the fate of our leader following his abduction and extra-ordinary rendition from Kenya to Nigeria.

“It’s baffling that since June 19 that Kanu was abducted in Kenya and brought back to Nigeria in clear violation of international laws, the South-East and South-South governors and religious leaders are yet to openly condemn the act or take any action to register their displeasure with the impunity of the federal government of Nigeria.

“This criminal silence strongly confirms our earlier understanding and fears that these hypocritical leaders and traitors may be part of our leader’s ordeals. While leaders from other zones are courageously speaking up for their own, governors and religious leaders from South-East and South-South have kept mute for reasons best known to them.

“Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and Fulani governors in the North have never hidden their support for bandits’ killer herdsmen who they have consistently advocated amnesty for but religious leaders from Biafraland are sore afraid to talk of the release of Nnamdi Kanu who committed no crime but asked for the freedom of his people including these leaders and their families.

“We are watching and keeping records. When the chips are down we will know who is who,” the statement read further.”

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.