Ohanaeze Ndigbo said Igbo politicians and Igbo elders should stop urging President Muhammadu to release Nnamdi Kanu, Daily Trust report.
Ohanaeze said when the time comes, Nnamdi Kanu will be released unharmed and will win in court President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he will not interfere in the affairs of Nnamdi Kanu.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, an Igbo rights group in Nigeria, has called on Igbo politicians and elders to stop urging President Muhammadu Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu.
The group said many of them are hypocrites and knowingly arrested Nnamdi Kanu from the beginning, the Guardian reports.
Nnamdi Kanu, the chairman of the Indigenous People’ s Organization of Biafra ( IPOB), has been detained by the DSS since his arrest in Kenya.
In a statement released by General Secretary of Chidi Ibeh of Ohanaeze, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, he said there was no truth in the call by Igbo politicians for President Buhari to release Kanu.
According to him: ” They are hypocrites. They will shout in the morning but at night they will plan how to use the youth to advance their politics. ”
” Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide calls on Igbo politicians to stop appealing to President Buhari after they assisted in his arrest. ”
He added: ” It is a secret that some senators, who recommended the abolition of IPOB in 2017, started crying out for Kanu’ s release. ” He added that in God’ s due time, Nnamdi Kanu would be released without the help of politicians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the separatist leader of the IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has been arraigned in court and defended himself against the false rumors spread abroad about his rule.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that IPOB President Nnamdi Kanu has defended himself in court against spreading lies about his rule while abroad. Buhari made the remarks in an interview aired on Channels on Wednesday and witnessed by a reliable source.