In a statement made by Emma Powerful, the Indigenous People Of Biafra Media and Publicity Secretary said that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu relocated from his base in Isreal to the UK in other to see his newborn child that he could not see since his incarceration in 2015.
He also added that Nnamdi Kanu will be meeting with IPOB top family members to discuss the way forward for the Biafra referendum that will be holding alongside the Presidential election on 16th February 2019.
Read excerpts of the statement below:
“We the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, ably led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu wish to announce officially to the people of Biafra both at home and in the diaspora; friends of Biafra and lovers of freedom that our supreme leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is currently in London to join his family and see a newborn child he hadn’t seen because of his incarceration since 2015″.
“Mazi Kanu will also discuss with IPOB top family members in London to finalize the way forward for Biafra referendum that will hold on February 16, 2019, along with the Nigeria presidential poll. “IPOB Leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s relocation to the United Kingdom from his base in Israel was actually to perfect arrangements on Biafra referendum scheduled to hold 16th February 2019 to ascertain the number of those who want Nigeria politics and those who want Biafra freedom through a peaceful and democratic process for the sovereignty of our dear nation Biafra. Our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is currently meeting with IPOB high command in Europe to perfect plans for the referendum which will go side by side with the February 16 presidential poll”.
“On Friday last week, our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu arrived Leeds Airport in England where our Deputy leader Mazi Uche Mefor and other top IPOB members based in the UK received him.”