A faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has demanded that the Federal Government ought to launch the chief of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, whereas urging the Igbo to not embark on the sit-at-home order instructed by IPOB.
The faction made identified in an announcement issued by the Secretary-General of the group, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on Friday.
The group opined that the continual incarceration of Kanu would entice grave penalties on Nigeria and the Nigerian Government.
Ohanaeze referred to as on Igbos to disregard the order whereas urging IPOB to evaluation its stance and consider a greater technique that may result in the discharge of Kanu.
The assertion reads, “The Sit-at-home declaration aimed toward pressurising the Nigerian authorities to launch Nnamdi Kanu will destroy the backstage actions and efforts of Igbo leaders and Politicians to make use of diplomatic means to get him launched.
“There’s starvation and hardship in South-East Nigeria from unhappy experiences of previous sit-at-homes. There had been financial losses, destruction of properties, and hikes in costs of meals and important supplies throughout Southeastern Nigeria, and Igbos painstakingly endured untold hardship and this should not proceed.
“Igbos ought to circumvent the hardships related to sit-at-home and ignore it and go to their regular companies on Monday. IPOB ought to evaluation their stance and unveil extra strategic planning with Southern Nigerian Governors and legislators to press for the unconditional launch of Nnamdi Kanu with out hurting or subjecting the folks to sorrow, affliction and despair.”
SaharaReporters recall that IPOB had earlier introduced a complete lockdown of social and financial actions each Monday ranging from August 9 within the South-East area of the nation.
IPOB had acknowledged that the sit-at-home protest can be noticed weekly to demand the liberty of its incarcerated chief who had been within the custody of the Department of State Services for over a month.