Ohanaeze commends Buhari, urges release of pro- Biafra agitators

By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki

The Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide on Wednesday hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for releasing former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

The duo was released on Christmas Eve from detention following pressure from the United States of America.

The Youths group, in a statement by its President General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary General, Okwu Nnabuike, said the continued detention of the duo was negatively affecting the image of the country in the international community.

The group said: “We laud President Muhammadu Buhari for prevailing on the situation that would have damaged the international status of Nigeria as the largest democracy in Africa and urge the Presidency to release all other Prisoners of conscience, especially Biafra agitators who have been granted bail but are still held for political reasons.

“Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide watched keenly the vituprative…

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