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Simon Ekpa May Be Removed From Radio Biafra For Flouting ‘Rules Of Operation’ – IPOB




The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) has stated that Simon Ekpa could not proceed as one of many broadcasters of Radio Biafra as he “has refused to comply with the ideas.”


In line with assertion by the IPOB spokesman, Emma Highly effective on Wednesday, Ekpa has declined to function the Radio Biafra based on the principles of engagement.

Recall that the detained chief of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu had appointed the Finland-based Nigerian-Finnish as one of many broadcasters after his arrest.

Highly effective, within the assertion, stated Ekpa, although an industrious member of the separatist group, is not going to proceed besides he signed the code of conduct guiding the radio, as defined that no member is above the laid down guidelines.

The assertion reads, “The worldwide household of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice chief, Nnamdi Kanu has noticed with regrets, that Mazi Simon Ekpa whom our chief Mazi Nnamdi Kanu gave an appointment and responsibility to start out broadcasting on Radio Biafra would not need to comply with the laid down guidelines of operation in Radio Biafra.

“Our chief, Nnamdi Kanu gave the directive whereas in detention however Mazi Simon Ekpa has refused to comply with the ideas.

“Simon Ekpa has refused to signal the principles of engagement and code of conduct guiding these broadcasting on Radio Biafra.  We do not perceive why Mazi Ekpa wouldn’t prefer to comply with the steps of different broadcasters on the platform, who’ve since accomplished the needful.

“IPOB is an enormous motion, and can’t simply change the principles due to one particular person as this may occasionally set a nasty priority. Mazi Simon Ekpa is a hardworking Biafran whose immense contributions in direction of the restoration of Biafra are extremely appreciated, however for not signing the code of conduct as a broadcaster on Radio Biafra, he could not proceed to have the chance of broadcasting through the platform.

“This determination was not meant to ridicule and undermine anybody however to show to all that due course of can’t be compromised in IPOB. IPOB is a well-structured motion the place the actions of members are regulated with well-thought-out guidelines. Nobody ought to act in a manner that means that the legal guidelines are meant for a sure group of individuals.

“Whereas Mazi Simon Ekpa has the proper to make his broadcasts on Fb and different platforms of his alternative, he could not broadcast on Radio Biafra as one of many official broadcasters.”

Ekpa, a Finnish-Nigerian citizen was appointed not too long ago when Kanu was in detention to take over the broadcasts at Radio Biafra.

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