IPOB to resume protests in South-east, South-south

IPOB to resume protests in South-east, South-south

After a lull in its protest marches against the continued detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is poised to reignite the wave of protests in the South-east and parts of South-south zones.

Some IPOB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Emma Powerful, dropped the hint in a statement at the weekend, saying the group had endured enough waiting for the federal government to release Kanu, who has been in detention since October 14, 2015, following his arrest and ongoing trial.

“We have endured, we will start the protest that will bring the government to its knees,” he said, adding that the protest was earlier called off “not out of cowardice and fear but to show maturity and professionalism in what we are doing and to allow federal government to release our leader, Kanu unconditionally.”

The IPOB spokesman explained that in observing a break in its protests, the group gave the federal government an opportunity to take a decision and “release the man who did not commit any crime.” Read more

 

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