If Nnamdi Kanu breaks the law, let him be punished - Ex-minister

If Nnamdi Kanu breaks the law, let him be punished - Ex-minister

- Former Minister of Aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi, has urged the federal government to call for a plebiscite

- Amaechi also condemned the federal government's decision to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu

- He said the government has no business rearresting Kanu because he hasn't broken any law

The former minister of aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi, has condemned the federal government's plan to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Amaechi said the government has no business re-arresting Kanu because he is speaking the mind of his people, Vanguard reports.

He urged the federal government to call for a plebiscite and let the Igbo people decide whether they want to leave Nigeria or stay.

He said: "If I wake up and say, I would go and blow up Aso Rock, would I be arrested, or when I march to Aso Rock fully armed? Why the focus on Nnamdi Kanu, what of the other Arewa youths who are committing similar or more grievous offences? What has been done to them? If Kanu breaks the law, let him be punished, not when he is unarmed and just making statement that his people are not being treated fairly.

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"What Kanu is saying is that Igbo want to go, if you don’t agree with him, put it to plebiscite. That is how it has been done in other places.

"Scotland said it wanted to leave United Kingdom, and they put it to plebiscite, majority said they didn’t want to go away.

"I don’t see why it should be different in Nigeria. Plebiscite does not amount to war.

"In America, since Donald Trump came to power, two states have expressed the desire to quit US, has anybody killed them? The only thing is that when the demand becomes serious, the government will give the opportunity for the people to decide.

"What has been done to the Arewa youths who said their leaders were the ones who asked them to issue the quit notice? Yes, we know who is sending them to do what they are doing, the politicians are behind them and we are not deceived.

"What of those behind the anti-Igbo songs, what has the government done to them? What efforts have the security agencies made to bring them to book?"

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Meanwhile, IPOB has condemned the Arewa Consultative Forum over their attack on the chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, for defending the group.

The group also condemned Paul Unongo, the chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, for condemning the activities of the IPOB.

The IPOB in a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, said its leader, Nnamdi Kanu has not committed any crime to warrant his arrest.

Watch Legit.ng video of Nigerians reacting to the inauguration of Biafra Secret Service by Nnamdi Kanu below:

Source: Legit.ng

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