Threats of imprisoning agitators won’t stop call for Biafra – Ohanaeze youths
The Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), an socio-cultural group, has suggested the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Authorities that threats of demise or imprisoning agitators can’t quench the decision for Biafra.
It maintained that dialogue and negotiation stays the viable means to finish the problem.
The group warned the federal government to tread with warning over the trial of the chief of Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
In a press release made accessible to DAILY POST on Friday, the Igboayaka O. Igboayaka-led Ohanaeze Youth Council reminded the Nigerian authorities that from 1967 to 1970, a genocidal struggle intentionally executed with assistance from Britain, Russia, France, Germany and United States of America couldn’t silence nor bury the agitation of Biafra, including that anybody or authorities each at native or worldwide degree, pondering that crushing Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB will cease the agitation should be hallucinating.
The very best Igbo youth physique known as on Igbo leaders, current and former Governors, Senators, conventional and non secular leaders to rally spherical Nnamdi Kanu for his security and use the chance of his launch to hunt for the workable strategy for political cum financial survival of neighbors in Nigeria political undertaking.
The assertion partly mentioned, “the decision for Nigeria’s unity is just a verbal gesture as a result of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal authorities since 2015 is virtually complimenting the hassle of pro-Biafra teams by his pursuit of the Fulani agenda and open marginalization, injustice and killing of IPOB and different self-determination teams in Alaigbo,” he said.
“Nobody throws away a baby with the soiled bathtub of water, and an elder who rescued a perceived cussed youngster has paved a brand new means of reasoning and the necessity to take heed to the elders, subsequently Ohanaeze Youth Council-OYC attraction to notable, noble and nice males of Igbo extraction to rise as much as the event and present their fatherly duty to save lots of Nnamdi Kanu,” Igboayaka said.
“Whether or not incorrect or proper, anyone pondering that Nnamdi Kanu is standing alone ought to interview any Igbo youth in all of the communities of Igbo extraction, you’ll be shocked that Igbo youths nonetheless imagine in Igwe Bu Ike and Onye Aghala Nwanne Ya. This evidential proof is a sign that Nnamdi Kanu could possibly be utilized by an affordable authorities to come back right into a dialogue or negotiation desk, however an unreasonable authorities will use Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to place Nigeria in a state of affairs extra excruciating than the 1967-70 expertise.
“On the finish of each violent methodology, peaceable technique is at all times used to revive peace and unity, advising, President Muhammadu Buhari and his workforce to shortly make a U-turn to provide peaceable strategy an opportunity to deal with Nnamdi Kanu’s points, stressing that struggle failed in 1967-70 to deal with the Biafra problem. Additionally, judiciary approaches over the hunt for self-determination and Kanu’s trial can’t handle the problem, reasonably it’ll endanger the peace and unity of Nigeria”.
DAILY POST remembers that Kanu was rearrested and repatriated from Kenya to Nigeria to proceed treasonable felony prices most well-liked in opposition to by the Nigeria authorities
Towards this backdrop, he was dragged earlier than Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal Excessive Court docket final month for the continuation of his trial.
Justice Nyako, after listening to Kanu and the federal government, remanded him within the custody of the Division of State Providers, DSS.
Kanu had a couple of years in the past jumped bail and escaped in a foreign country after the Nigerian army invaded his Afaraukwu nation house in 2017.
Equally, Senate Minority Chief, Enyinaya Abaribe, has insisted he would stand surety once more for the detained chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, given the identical circumstances.
Abaribe said this on Wednesday throughout an interview with journalists in Abuja.
The lawmaker defined that he stood surety for Kanu, as a result of it was a situation imposed by the courtroom.
In accordance with Abaribe, the courtroom ordered that one of many sureties should be a Senator, and because the Chairman of the Southeast Senators Caucus then, he needed to supply himself.