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Igbo group asks FG to drop charges against Nnamdi Kanu

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Nkuko Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, has known as on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Authorities to drop all costs in opposition to the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

The group faulted the strategy of the federal government on the trial of the secessionist chief and insisted that the matter required a political answer to douse the heightened rigidity within the southeast and the polity at massive.

The decision was contained in an announcement by the Publicity Secretary, Edomobi Promise, made out there to DAILY POST, on Friday, in Unuahia, the Abia State capital.

It comes in opposition to the backdrop of the arraignment of Nnamdi Kanu earlier than Justice Binta Murrala Nyako on the Federal Excessive Courtroom in FCT, Abuja, on Thursday over allegations of terrorism and cheap felony.

His request to be moved to the Kuje Correctional Centre from the Division of State Service, DSS, facility was turned down by Nyako who adjourned the case to November 10.

Nonetheless, whereas reacting to the result of the proceedings, Nzuko Ndigbo additional famous that the continued detention of Kanu is itself, a criminal offense by the Federal Authorities

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“The discharge and dropping of all costs in opposition to the Federal Authorities is inflicting extra safety challenges within the nation”, the physique said.

Nzuko Ndigbo additionally decried the killings within the southeast and known as on the culprits to halt the waste of human lives they didn’t create.

The group additionally disclosed that it’ll quickly organise a roundtable on insecurity in Igboland.

In one other improvement, Mazi Chuks Ibegbu, the quick previous spokesman of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has cautioned in opposition to rigging the November 6 Anambra gubernatorial election.

The Igbo chieftain, who spoke with journalists, on Thursday, warned the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), political events, safety brokers, and voters to play to the principles.

Ibegbu warned of the results of any try to rig the election, and due to this fact, insisted its Igbo flip to supply subsequent Nigeria President in 2023.

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