Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have vowed to storm Abuja, the nation’s capital for the trial of their chief, Nnamdi Kanu on the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday.
The group additionally instructed the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to organize extra cells and mortuaries ought to he need to detain or kill its members, as they put together to flood the court docket to point out solidarity with their chief.
The group’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful, disclosed this to SaharaReporters on Sunday whereas talking about his expectations relating to Kanu’s trial, which is anticipated to start on Monday.
He, nonetheless, cautioned the members of IPOB and Kanu’s supporters to behave appropriately and obey the regulation.
“You should expect Biafrans in Abuja tomorrow and nobody can stop us or prevent us from being in court tomorrow. Nnamdi Kanu is our leader and we cannot afford to abandon him because he did not abandon us.
“IPOB members should move to Abuja and those living in Abuja must be there to show solidarity with our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and for Nigeria to know that he is our own.
“Malami and his co-conspirators should prepare to kill all of us tomorrow, and every IPOB member must behave well.
“This is to show the world that we are coming, (and) for this court to know that we are disciplined and cultured. Our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has laid the foundation of IPOB well and we must follow his teachings,” Powerful stated.
Kanu, the chief of the preferred pro-Biafra group, will proceed his trial on Monday at a Federal High Court in Abuja after he fled Nigeria in 2017. He is being prosecuted on allegations bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of arms, amongst others levelled towards him by the Nigerian authorities.
He has been within the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS) since he was kidnapped in Kenya and extradited to Nigeria, after his temporary look earlier than Justice Binta Nyako on June 30.
According to Powerful, the Nigerian authorities is inflicting ache on IPOB members by way of its actions.
He, nonetheless, vowed that the group is not going to hold quiet till the world hears and involves its assist.
“We will be there tomorrow. Let Malami clean his prisons and mortuary for our people tomorrow. The world will see them tomorrow. You cannot beat a child and force the child not to cry, that is what they are trying to do to us and we must cry until the world hears us. Nnamdi Kanu remains our leader, no other person,” Powerful added.