Nnamdi Kanu: Southeast Governors to Meet Federal Government Over IPOB Leader

Nnamdi Kanu: Southeast Governors to Meet Federal Government Over IPOB Leader

  • Southeast governors are preparing to meet the Nigerian government over various issues including the detained IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu
  • Other issues to be discussed at the meeting violence in the Southeast and the sit-at-home orders issued by different groups
  • The meeting is coming amid calls by prominent personalities urging the federal government to release Kanu for peace to reign

Governors from the southeast are planning to meet with the federal government to deliberate on the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu.

The Sun reports that Governor of Ebonyi state and chairman of the forum, David Umahi made the announcement on Thursday, November 4.

Southeast Governors
The governors of the southeastern states are planning to meet with the federal government. Photo credit: Francis Nwaze
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In a press release, Umahi noted that the meeting will ensure that political solutions are deployed in the case of the IPOB leader.

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The meeting will address the violence in the South-East and the sit-at-home orders issued by different groups of state agitators, The Punch added.

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While applauding Ohanaeze Ndigbo for a good job done, the group said it has identified spokespersons of some of these groups.

Nnamdi Kanu: Doyin Okupe asks FG to release IPOB leader

In a previous report by Legit.ng, a former presidential media aide, Dr. Doyin Okupe, called on the federal government to release Kanu, if it would restore peace in the southeast region.

Okupe stated that the freedom and or life of the IPOB leader was more important than the forthcoming November 6 governorship in the state.

According to the former presidential aide, Kanu's IPOB has become an army of resistance that should not be toyed with.

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Uba, Soludo, Ozigbo asks FG to dialogue with IPOB

Similarly, three candidates in the Anambra governorship election slated for Saturday, November 6 have called on the federal government to dialogue with IPOB.

The candidates made the call during a debate organised by Arise News in conjunction with Enough is Enough Nigeria on Monday, November 1 in Awka, the Anambra state capital.

The candidates are Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Professor Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), and Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Source: Legit.ng

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