Biafra: Referendum Still Needed Despite Kanu’s Arrest—Coalition Of Northern Groups

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has reacted to the arrest of the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

The group, in a press release, stated it obtained the information of the arrest with combined emotions of apprehension and appreciation.

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CNG famous that it might be apprehensive concerning the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu till the complete course of the legislation takes impact.

It, nonetheless, reiterated its stance {that a} referendum was necessary regardless of Kanu’s arrest. It additionally stated agitations for the Biafra Republic won’t be affected by the arrest.

The spokesman for the group, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman recommended the trouble of the federal authorities and the companies concerned in making the arrest. 

It thanked the International Police and authorities of the United Kingdom for honouring their obligations to Nigeria.

The group additionally stated Kanu, who has a pending trial for treasonable felony and leaping bail, should now face further expenses of alleged incitement to violence and killing of individuals of different ethnicities notably northerners and safety personnel because of his open incitement.

The assertion stated, “More importantly, we don’t see Kanu’s arrest affecting the issue of Biafra. While he faces trial hopefully, the CNG is insisting that this is the right time to tackle the Biafran issue once for all.”

The coalition defined that no one ought to make the error of assuming that the arrest is wherever close to the tip of the Biafran affair, insisting, “We stand our ground that a referendum must be held to determine this and all other agitations for self-determination from any part of the country.”


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Biafra: Referendum Still Needed Despite Kanu's Arrest—Coalition Of Northern Groups

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