The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said that he will be very happy if he is re-arrested.
According to Vanguard, Kanu said that his re-arrest will quicken the actualisation of Biafra.
He said “If
you arrest me, Biafra will come even quicker than we anticipate. I am
not afraid of being arrested. I have been there before and if need be, I
will also be there again.
will be very happy if they re-arrest me. If we are hoping for 90%
compliance with the boycott of Anambra State Governorship election, my
arrest will make the compliance 100 %.
why will I be re-arrested and nobody is going to arrest Tanko Yakassai
or Ango Abdulahi because of what they have been saying? Is it because
they are Fulani? They own Nigeria? They are immuned to arrest? Is arrest
only meant for Biafrans and not for Fulani?
will arrest Lawal Daura of DSS for flouting court order to release
Bright Chimezie Isinwa of IPOB? The Fulanis say whatever they like and
go free and nobody holds them accountable because they own Nigeria.”
This is following a protest by Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in Abuja, calling for Kanu’s arrest.
The IPOB leader also said that nobody can stop him from travelling to any part of Nigeria.
According to the IPOB leader, “I
go to anywhere I want to go. I don’t listen to threats. They motivate
me rather than dampen my spirit. That thing people say I cannot do is
what I love to do. When the time comes, I will go to Lagos if I have to
go to Lagos.
have friends with connections in Lagos, Fani Fayode is my friend and he
is in Lagos. If I try to visit him in Yoruba land, then I must see him
A group of militants recently told Nnamdi Kanu not to come to Akwa-Ibom, adding that the state belongs to Niger-Delta.