Kanu’s Family Joins Pro-Biafra Protest

Kanu’s Family Joins Pro-Biafra Protest

The family members of the detained Radio Biafra director Nnamdi Kanu joined a protest organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOD) in Umuahia, the capital of Abia state.

Kanu’s Family Joins Pro-Biafra Protest
Kanu's sister joined a protest in his home state

The protestors started from Port Harcourt on November 15 with IPOD activists walking to Aba and then Umuahia. As they trekked to Aba, the number increased.

On getting to Ubakala, close to Umuahia, the group was stopped by security personnel who attempted to disperse them but failed.


The protesters passed the night at Ubakala, where they were joined by Kanu’s mother, Ugo Eze Sally Nnenne Kanu, and sister, Princess Chichi Kanu, at 5.30am yesterday.

Kanu’s Family Joins Pro-Biafra Protest
Pro-Biafra supporters in Umuahia

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Lolo Kanu, the mother of the detained leader with other members of the royal family, joined the activists in Umuahia city, the home town of Nnamdi Kanu.

Trekking together with the Biafra supporters, she continuously called for the release of her son who is still being held by the DSS.

However, Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia state, cautioned the pro-Biafra protestors seeking the release of their leader and the creation of Biafra state against disrupting the peace in the state capital.

Kanu’s Family Joins Pro-Biafra Protest
Nnamdi Kanu's mother and sister during the protest for the release of the Biafra leader

The activists paraded through the main streets of the city under the watch of security operatives who followed them from place to place. They went to Isi Court, in Umuahia South, Old Umuahia Road, Aba Road, Umuwaya Road, Isi Gate, Bende Road, Enugu Road and Ama Hausa, among other places.

Before dispersing, the pro-Biafra agitators said they would meet again to continue the protest, which is expected to last for three days.

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IPOD supporters have been protesting in main cities in the south-east and south-south demanding Kanu’s immediate release. He was arrested in October.

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the pro-Biafra protests, stating that Nigeria remains an indivisible nation with the citizens pushing for a common interest.

Source: Legit.ng

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