The chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) and Director Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has given the Federal Authorities of Nigeria recent situation upon which he would sit on a spherical desk with its officers to debate the problem pertaining to the Biafran wrestle.
A press release made out there by the media and publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Highly effective quoted Kanu as saying that he was prepared for dialogue if the Nigerian Authorities was keen to speak actually and take into account a referendum on self-determination for the Biafran folks.
Kanu within the launch mentioned that it’s going to happen in a impartial area and arranged by the United Nations.
“However even now, if a Nigerian authorities was keen to speak actually and brazenly about our calls for and to think about a referendum on self-determination for the Biafran folks, in a impartial area supplied by the United Nations, I’d be there on the desk.
“Go searching Africa right now. There are some nations with a functioning democracy, the place the rule of regulation is revered and free and honest elections allowed. However not Nigeria, our wrestle for self-determination is the wrestle of Africa’s post-colonisation from Algeria to the Cape. If we will obtain this, maybe we will lead different African nations to carry democracy and respect for regulation and human rights into the lives of African peoples”.
The IPOB chief mentioned his demand for a impartial place for any dialogue was predicated on the invasion of his dwelling in Umuahia in 2017 by the army who he mentioned got here to kill and to not arrest him, saying with such, his security was not assured anyplace in Nigeria.
“The men (soldiers) who came to my family home in September 2017 came to kill me. I do not doubt this. If they wanted to arrest me or question me, they would have sent the police or agents of the DSS. Why send soldiers trained to kill, if not to kill? I had wanted my day in court in 2017, but the military response tells me that the rule of law in Nigeria has collapsed”.
Decrying the invasion additional, Kanu mentioned, “The assault took its toll on my mother and father. My mom suffered coronary heart issues because of the trauma and stress of the Nigerian military’s invasion of my home. She grew to become very in poor health and died earlier this 12 months. It will not be an overstatement to say that the first reason behind my mom’s dying was Operation Python Dance 2.
“I’ve misplaced a mom. My father, a powerful man, a chief amongst Biafrans, has misplaced his life’s companion. Sadly, we have now watched his well being decline for the reason that assault on our dwelling and my mom’s dying.
“I mourn my mom. I mourn my whole IPOB member of the family who had given their lives to guard mine”.