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Nnamdi Kanu must not die in prison, Ohanaeze warns



 Nnamdi Kanu should not die in jail, Ohanaeze warns The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned the federal govern…

 Nnamdi Kanu should not die in jail, Ohanaeze warns

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned the federal authorities of Nigeria that the chief of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu should not die within the custody of the Division of State Companies (DSS).

Ohanaeze gave this warning on Tuesday in a press release titled ‘Nnamdi Kanu should not die in jail’ by the group’s nationwide spokesman, Dr Alex Ogbonnia, to react to the present worsening well being standing of the IPOB chief.

The Igbo group stated Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has revealed that regardless of his ailment, the key police holding him have refused to offer him the medical consideration wanted.

Ohanaeze stated additional that the incarceration of Kanu has aggravated safety challenges within the South-East geo-political zone of Nigeria, including that there’s an untoward marginalization of Igbo within the nation.

Within the assertion, the group said that a number of political stakeholders together with Ohanaeze President, Professor George Obiozor have appealed to the federal authorities to hunt a political answer regarding Kanu which has not yielded outcomes.

The assertion partly learn: ‘The eye of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has been drawn to the deteriorating well being of the Chief of the Impartial Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

“Info reaching us signifies that ‘Nnamdi Kanu is at the moment affected by gastrointestinal sickness, which necessitates the fixed use of antacids and different out there medical therapies.’”

“It provides that ‘the DSS has refused to permit him have even the smallest quantity of the prescribed painkiller, which may have given him short-term respite.

“Report from Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the IPOB’s legal professional, additional provides that ‘the DSS has repeatedly handled the prevailing courtroom order—which particularly directed that Nnamdi Kanu must be granted entry to his physician for an unbiased assessment/investigation of his present well being standing—with the utmost contempt and disdain.”

It additional stated: “The above report must be very worrisome to any fair-minded patriotic Nigerian, the fair-minded and patriotic as a result of it’s self-evident that the Nnamdi Kanu phenomenon is a product of circumstances.

“A number of patriots similar to Chief E Okay Clarke, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Dr Bitrus Porgu amongst others have decried the unjust remedy to the Igbo of the South East.

“The Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in a humane and patriotic candour said that “the marginalisation of the South-East geopolitical zone by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria beneath President Muhammadu Buhari is loopy and unprecedented.

“Tambuwal provides: ‘I really feel unhappy and disturbed every time I see the Igbo crying of marginalization. The Federal Authorities of Nigeria has been unfair to the Igbo. In all socio-economic actions is just like the Igbo are usually not a part of the nation.

“The President Basic of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ambassador Professor George Obiozor, an erudite professor and seasoned diplomat, has on a number of events suggested President Buhari that the difficulty of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is past the courts or using pressure; advising that it requires a political answer.

“Obiozor urged the federal authorities to embrace the values of justice, fairness and equity of their true sense for actual peace, progress, unity and growth to thrive in Nigeria. He argued that everywhere in the world, the second the populace turns into aware of the existence of governance based mostly on selective morality, outrageous paradox and double requirements, the anticipated legitimacy from the individuals turns into well-nigh unattainable.”

“The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group and several other eminent Igbo have repeatedly appealed to the center of Mr President to launch Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on the premise of a political answer.

“The one residing legend amongst people who fought for the Nigerian independence and the minister of Aviation within the First Republic, Chief Mbazulike Amechi introduced the request to President Buhari when he visited Abakiliki, Ebonyi State, as his final want.

“Earlier earlier than that, Mbazulike had additionally met President Buhari in Aso Rock, Abuja for a similar motive. Within the interim, widespread sense will ask: why deny Mazi Nnamdi Kanu the mandatory entry to a medical physician? That is very curious and raises a number of questions.

“Lastly, it is not uncommon data that the incarceration of Nnamdi Kanu has relatively contributed to the enormity of insecurity within the South East and one wonders what is going to occur if by the utter carelessness, negligence or pointless victimization, one thing untoward occurs to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

“Instructively, many uninformed Nigerians share the bottom reasoning of the proverbial ostrich; the ostrich buries its head within the sand, joyously flapping its wings, and believes that it has escaped from actuality. As within the ostrich, the civilised world is watching!”

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