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 difficulty.
The group warned the federal government to tread with warning over the trial of the chief of Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
In an announcement made out there to DAILY POST on Friday, the Igboayaka O. Igboayaka-led Ohanaeze Youth Council reminded the Nigerian authorities that from 1967 to 1970, a genocidal conflict 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 stage, considering that crushing Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB will cease the agitation have to be hallucinating.
The best Igbo youth physique known as on Igbo leaders, current and former Governors, Senators, conventional and spiritual 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 mission.
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The assertion partly stated, “the decision for Nigeria’s unity is barely a verbal gesture as a result of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal authorities since 2015 is virtually complimenting the trouble of pro-Biafra teams by means of 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 tub of water, and an elder who rescued a perceived cussed little one has paved a brand new method 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 flawed or proper, anyone considering 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 might be utilized by an inexpensive authorities to return right into a dialogue or negotiation desk, however an unreasonable authorities will use Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to place Nigeria in a scenario extra excruciating than the 1967-70 expertise.
“On the finish of each violent technique, peaceable technique is at all times used to revive peace and unity, advising, President Muhammadu Buhari and his group to shortly make a U-turn to offer peaceable strategy an opportunity to deal with Nnamdi Kanu’s points, stressing that conflict failed in 1967-70 to deal with the Biafra difficulty. Additionally, judiciary approaches over the hunt for self-determination and Kanu’s trial can’t handle the difficulty, fairly it’ll endanger the peace and unity of Nigeria”.
DAILY POST recollects that Kanu was rearrested and repatriated from Kenya to Nigeria to proceed treasonable felony costs most popular towards by the Nigeria authorities
In opposition to this backdrop, he was dragged earlier than Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal Excessive Courtroom 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 Companies, DSS.
Kanu had a couple of years in the past jumped bail and escaped in another country after the Nigerian navy invaded his Afaraukwu nation dwelling in 2017.
Equally, Senate Minority Chief, Enyinaya Abaribe, has insisted he would stand surety once more for the detained chief of the Indigenous Folks 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 court docket.
In line with Abaribe, the court docket ordered that one of many sureties have to be a Senator, and because the Chairman of the Southeast Senators Caucus then, he needed to supply himself.
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