The Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, will return to Nigeria for the Burial ceremony of his parents.
Daily Tells Nigeria understands that Nnamdi Kanu‘s parents, late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu will be buried on Valentine’s day, Friday, February 14, 2020.
Recalled that the mother died on 30th August, 2019 and followed by the father HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu. It was reported that the burial was on-hold before now.
Prince Emmanuel Okwu Kanu, the youngest son of the late monarch, while speaking with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from Isiala Ngwa local government Area of Abia state who paid the family a condolence visit.
Confirming the said date in a statement on Friday, January 17, IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful, who also represents Kanu, said the internment would follow the normal burial preparation, according to the custom of the land.
IPOB Spokesperson, however, refused to disclose the security arrangements put in place for the burial in view of its sensitivity.
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“The burial of our leader’s parents burial will be 14th of February 2020.
We are not going to disclose our security arrangements because they are much enemies who wish to destroy or destabilize every effort made for the successful burial of the father and mother of our leader
“IPOB is on ground and nothing will change our resolve to protect the environment.”
However, Speaking though the IPOB spokesman, Kanu stressed the resolve of the group to maintain peaceful approach to their struggle for the actualization of Biafra republic.
“We are peaceful and will maintain it to last point. But nobody should try IPOB,” he insisted.
Kanu, who has been on banish, resurfaced in Israel in October 2018 however from that point forward, the IPOB pioneer has not visited Nigeria where he is confronting preliminary on treasonable crime brought against him by the Nigerian government.
In any case, because of the entombment of his folks, there are signs that Kanu will come back to Nigeria to offer final appreciation to his folks.