Apex lgbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, has strongly condemned the activities of certain individuals and groups towards the release of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of indigenous peoples of Biafra, IPOB.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo said it issued this press release to caution those involved and to inform the general public that their identities will be exposed, if they persist in their nefarious actions.
This is contained in a statement signed on Friday by the Secretary General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Ohanaeze expressed deep concern over the actions of these groups, which include some leaders of Biafra agitators.
According to the statement, these individuals, driven by a desire for instant fame and personal gain, are tarnishing the noble cause of Biafra with unnecessary hysteria and violence.
The statement read in Part” Additionally, political elites, including two South-east Governors, senators, and Igbo leaders, are working behind the scenes to ensure that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is only transferred to Kuje Prisons instead of being released outright.They cite the upcoming Anambra Guber elections as their justification.
The group called on President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the matter by dropping all charges against Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, by facilitating his release.
The lgbo Body noted that it firmly believed that justice and fairness should prevail, and that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu should be given the opportunity to contribute positively to the progress and development of the country.
“We urge the clandestine individuals and groups to cease their obstructive activities immediately. Failure to do so will result in their identities being exposed to the public. Ohanaeze Ndigbo remains committed to protecting the interests of the Igbo people and ensuring a peaceful and just society for all. We firmly believe that justice and fairness should prevail, and that Mazi Kanu should be given the opportunity to contribute positively to the progress and development of our nation.