The self-acclaimed disciple of Nnamdi Kanu, the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, on the restoration of Biafra, has promised that Kanu would soon be released from the Department of States Services DSS to continue leading the struggle until Biafra is actualized.
He made this known on his Facebook page on Monday, while reiterating his unflinching loyalty to controversial Kanu, adding that he will remain focus on achieving a Biafra Nation.
Recall that in late June, Kanu, a Nigerian-British citizen, was arrested in Kenya by the East African country’s security operatives and he was transferred to Nigeria where he will face trial.
Kanu’s arrest has sparked anger among Biafran separatists and other Nigerians supportive of his cause. The World Igbo Congress (WIC) declared the arrest “illegal abduction and international gangsterism” while Kanu’s legal team led by Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Aloy Ejimakor described their client’s capture as an “extraordinary rendition”. Following his arrest.
However, questions had been raised over what was termed “Kanu’s disregard of the Nigerian constitution” to abscond bail in 2017. On the occasion of his arraignment in court on 29 June 2021, Kanu told the presiding judge that the Nigerian military forced him to flee the country in 2017. Presently, he is in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
The diaspora-based Biafra separatist was primarily reacting to an allegation made against him that he demanded that IPOB-run Radio Biafra be handed over to him. According to him, he has “no reason” to demand such.
“This will be my last post on this issue!
“I have more pressing issues to deal with.
“My move to solve whatever anybody have against me prove abortive. On the 15th August 2021 I approached HDOS with love wanted to talk, he snubbed me. On the 19th August 2021, I approached HDOS wanting to talk, he responded and never get back to me. My service is to Biafra and I am loyal to Onyendu, he will be out soon to continue leading the struggle until Biafra is restored.
“I am Simon Ekpa, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s Disciple on Biafra Restoration. FOCUS!” Ekpa wrote accompanying his update with WhatsApp chat conversations with Chika Edoziem, the Head of Directorate of State (HDOS) of IPOB.
Lolo Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News / August 31, 2021