Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on Tuesday said it was the ill-treatment being meted by successive government, particularly the present, Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC), administration that aggravated the situation that worsened the agitation for the Sovereign State of Biafra, led by IPOB. Juliets corner understands that the leader of the Biafran group made this known in a paper presented by Mazi Kanu, to the European Union, EU, Parliament.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, arrived at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. Reports have it that the IPOB leader arrived the European Parliament building in Brussels on Tuesday, September 10, after accepting the invitation of a few Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).
Juliets corner understands that Kanu will use the opportunity to address the burning issue of IPOB agitation as well as what a “new Biafra” means for Africa.
Kanu had earlier taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to reveal that he had received an invitation from a few MEPs to grace the European Parliament.
The IPOB leader had said that he would during his time at the European Parliament, address “burning issue of IPOB agitation and what a NEW BIAFRA means for Africa.”
His words: “I’m glad to accept the invitation of a few MEPs to address the burning issue of IPOB agitation and what a NEW BIAFRA means for Africa.
“I look forward to leading IPOB in Europe to the historic encounter,” Kanu had tweeted on Thursday, September 5.
In an earlier development, the (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu, has warned State governors in Nigeria, who are owing salaries to stay away from foreign countries. Juliets corner reports that the IPOB leader gave this warning during an interview aired on BEN TV London, United Kingdom.
He also condemned the recent Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Juliets corner had reported earlier that properties including cars belonging to Nigerians in the country, were set ablaze by South Africans in the wake of the Xenophobic attacks.
Nnamdi Kanu, has accused Southeast Governors of having knowledge of the Operation Python Dance II carried out in the South East in 2017 by the Nigerian Army. Juliets corner recalls that the IPOB had alleged that the operation, led to the killing of some of its members at Afara-Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia State, Kanu’s home town.
In another development, Counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Aloy Ejimakor, has called on South-east governors to explain to Igbos their role in the 2017 Operation Python Dance that led to the ban on IPOB. In an open letter entitled: “Python Dance: An Open Letter to South-East Governors,” Ejimakor, who is also counsel to IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, challenged the governors to convince Igbos.