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Nnamdi Kanu's security problem, not Tinubu's, says Igbo leader

Chike Obidigbo, an industrialist and chairman of Osisioma Basis, has stated that President Bola Tinubu will not be accountable for the arrest of the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, stressing that Kanu's plight is solely a safety subject.

Obidigbo criticized some Igbo politicians for politicizing the decision for Kanu's launch, saying their actions solely worsened the scenario.

He suggested politicians within the South East to not compound the IPOB chief's woes.

Obidigbo expressed dismay, noting that some Igbo political elites are mishandling the favored demand for Kanu’s launch, pushed by ignorance and self-interest. He added that overzealous politicians act out of ignorance and primarily for self-aggrandizement.

In an announcement issued to newsmen on Sunday, July 7, in Awka, Anambra State, Obidigbo harassed that the fragile nature of Kanu’s detention requires diplomacy to reach at a political resolution.

The assertion learn: “I awakened this morning with a really heavy coronary heart. I really feel compelled to say that I’m not glad with the best way our political elites are dealing with their demand for the discharge of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

“What I collect from a budget rush of Igbo politicians to be recognized within the rising requires the discharge of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from extended and unjust incarceration is that they’re merely taking part in to public opinion.

“It’s clear that President Bola Tinubu will not be totally the one holding Nnamdi Kanu. It was not even former President Muhammadu Buhari or his former Lawyer Normal of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN). All AGFs, together with the present one, are merely authorized officers for the federal government.”

He harassed that the present method of politicising the problem is counterproductive and referred to as for a extra deliberate and strategic method to securing Kanu's launch.

He stated: “Nonetheless, Kanu's case is a safety subject, which requires the involvement of the Nationwide Safety Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu. The President could not have absolutely the energy to launch Kanu, though he has the facility to affect issues if he desires to.”

Obidigbo additionally stated that Kanu was appearing towards British financial pursuits in Nigeria.

He stated: “All the pieces Kanu stated or did was carried out in Britain, as a British citizen. However they couldn't afford to arrest him on British soil, due to the plain and potential backlash.

“What Britain did was be a part of the worldwide conspiracy to lure Kanu to Kenya, understanding that Africans don’t have any integrity and respect for legislation.

“They then had him kidnapped in Kenya and forcibly and illegally extradited him to Nigeria. They couldn’t have carried out that anyplace else on the planet, exterior of Africa, with out excessive repercussions and penalties. That may solely occur in Africa, and so they knew it.

“The British Excessive Commissioner in Nigeria confirmed no real interest in a minimum of talking out towards the violent abduction and extradition of its citizen. The embassy was solely all for listening to Kanu resign his dream of a Biafra, in all probability with a promise by no means to assist such agitation sooner or later.

“Britain continues to view Nigeria as its personal fertile agricultural land without spending a dime financial exploitation and political manipulation. They don’t have any need to calm down their stranglehold, not now, not within the foreseeable future.”

He warned that if Kanu is launched for political causes, the preventing will most definitely proceed.

He stated: “However African youth are steadily rising to handle all the present frustrations, deprivations and outright exclusion from having fun with the pure sources of their very own nation.

“It seems that the dearth of involvement of the elites – apart from imposed leaders and grasping political elites – within the wrestle is hindering the conclusion of the Biafra dream.

“Actual efforts to free Kanu needs to be directed on the NSA, but additionally on the ambassadors of Britain, the US and ambassadors of some well-meaning and influential nations resembling China, Russia, and so on.

“With out the assist of these highly effective nations, the wrestle will definitely proceed till Biafra will get the referendum that IPOB calls for, nevertheless they get it.

“If Kanu is launched on political grounds, with no referendum as IPOB calls for, the preventing will most definitely proceed, making the long-awaited peace unattainable or additional delaying it.”

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