Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said Biafra’s has come to stay, it cannot be ignored by Nigeria, as he had lodged it with various arms of the United Nations.
Nnamdi Kanu who is a secessionist advocate met with UN officials in Geneva on Tuesday to discuss his people mandate and therefore present Biafra Plight to the UN officials.
The group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement on Thursday said Kanu, with his deputy, Mazi Uche Mefor and Head of Directorate of State, Mazi Chika Edoziem held a series of meetings with various United Nations officials.
According to him, said Kanu’s emergence from the meeting was met with chants of the eulogy by a congregation of Biafrans.
Emma Powerful said Kanu demanded urgent action against the numerous rights abuses inflicted daily upon Biafrans and the need to support the undeniable right of Biafrans to self-determination as enshrined in law, statute and various UN conventions.
“Every issue concerning our people is now before the various arms and agencies of the United Nations. Our case will no longer be ignored.
“The case of RUGA settlement was also raised and the august body was left in doubt that Biafrans will never allow Fulani terror settlements in Biafraland.
“Incessant killing of Biafrans in their own land by terrorist Fulani herdsmen, extortion and killing of Biafran motorcyclists and commercial drivers by the Nigerian army and police over refusal to give #50 bribery.”
Kanu also raised the continued illegal detention of Omoleye Sowore, the relentless persecution of the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria led by Sheikh El-Zakzaky, among other issues. it is expected that
To this end, it is expected that the federal government will look at this ethnic nationality who are saying the voices of their people be given fair treatment.