Grant Nnamdi Kanu Presidential pardon, attend father’s burial


 Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki

 

Ohanézè Ndígbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Leader, Nnamdi Kanu presidential pardon and allow him entry into the country to attend his parent’s burial.

President General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary, Okwu Nnabuike made the recommendation in a joint statement.

Mr Kanu has been on self-exile since 2017 when the Army invaded his Umuahia country home during operation python dance.

His parents who died last year are to be buried next weekend.

His father, Eze I. Ọ. Kanu was until his death the Traditional Ruler of his Afaraukwu community, Umuahia, Abia State.

There have been reports of millitary presence around the community since the announcement of the late Kanus’ burial.

But Ohanézè Youths expressed worry over reports of the continued presence of the Army in the area and called for their withdrawal.

The group said such presence of the military…



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