The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu visited Ebonyi state today July 24. He was given a rapturous welcome by supporters and members of the group.
An IPOB Member, Prisca Abel who claimed to be reporting for Biafra writers posted a video of the massive welcome given the IPOB leader with the caption; “Crowd that are angry over the killings of their 5 brothers yesterday by Fulani herdsmen saw Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on his way to Ebonyi state and were happy and also hailed him for his good work while Chanting that they will follow Biafra.
It was also gathered that Nnamdi Kanu visited Ebonyi State in defiance to the State Governor’s stance towards the Actualization of the State of Biafra.
“Mazi kanu never wanted to go to Ebonyi state but due to Governor Umahi’s threat he decided to go there.” “You know, the governor warned him not to join Ebonyi in ‘his Biafra’ map, Mazi went there to preach the Biafra gospel to the people in the governor’s village,” the source added.
Nnamdi Kanu had to trek to the rally venue as police, army blocked his vehicle from moving around in Ebonyi.
Meanwhile, Radio Biafra on their Facebook page alleged that the federal government in collaboration with the state government and other security agencies have posted in strategic locations forces to hinder the IPOB leader during his visit. The IPOB leader was massively received in the state. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe
“The Nigerian government and her military in collaboration with the Ebonyi State government, have stationed combined security forces all over the state because of the proposed visit of the leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to Ebonyi State. We are putting the world on notice should anything happen to our leader the Nigerian government would be held responsible,” the Facebook post read. Nnamdi Kanu treks to rally venue as police, army blocks his vehicle from moving around in Ebonyi.
Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe