Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has disowned an announcement credited to it on the re-arrest and arraignment of Nnamdi Kanu, chief of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Chief Alex Ogbonnia, the National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, mentioned the group has but to make identified its place.
He described these behind the faux assertion as mischief-makers, impostors, and charlatans, PM News studies.
“The consideration of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has been drawn to a publication presently circulating within the media suggesting that Ohanaeze has issued an announcement relating to the alleged re-arrest and re-arraignment of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
“Ordinarily, we’d have ignored the mentioned press launch, however silence on this circumstance would imply giving validity to such fallacy by the unsuspecting public.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo led by Ambassador Professor George Obiozor has not issued any press assertion on the matter.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo because the apex Igbo cultural organisation doesn’t problem public statements in a rush,’’ he mentioned.
The Ohanaeze spokesman famous that within the occasion of additional breach of this warning, “Ohanaeze Ndigbo shall be compelled to invoke the complete weight of the legislation to take care of the offenders’’.
The group which issued the assertion additionally referred to as itself Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide.
It mentioned Kanu’s arrest will avert one other civil warfare and convey peace to the South-East.
Its secretary, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, mentioned the event will convey violent agitations within the South-East to an finish.
He mentioned Kanu’s refusal to hearken to Igbo leaders’ recommendation led him to his current predicament.
The group suggested the Nigerian authorities to deal with the IPOB chief’s case rigorously to stop violent revolts from his followers.
“Nnamdi Kanu’s refusal to stick to the recommendation of Igbo leaders, elders, and political leaders is the result of what had befallen him. He made a variety of enemies particularly people who would have saved him and Federal Government won’t ever lose grip on him once more.
“We don’t suppose that any Igbo chief will stick out his/her neck for him, his re-arrest will finally convey peace and stability to the area and averted one other civil warfare that was raging on,” he mentioned.