Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, said yesterday that he ran out of the country for his dear life.
In a live broadcast from Jerusalem, the first in the last 17 months, monitored by The Guardian, the Umuahia prince stressed that he had moved out of his Afaraukwu Ibeku home before soldiers on ‘Operation Python Dance’ raided his father’s compound and killed people, including his sister.
He also revealed that IPOB members would not participate in the 2019 general elections or any other election in Nigeria until the Federal Government approves the date for referendum on Biafra.
“IPOB will liberate Biafra and we will not take part in any election until we get a referendum. This is non-negotiable; we will achieve this by every means necessary. We thank Israel for all the contributions they made to IPOB.”
On why he ran away, he said: “When I left the prison, they granted me bail and asked me not to speak, in order to cage me and insult the custom of IPOB. They invaded our home because I preached the gospel of
“I was preparing to go to court on October 14, when Buhari sent soldiers to kill me, because he didn’t want me to go to Abuja; also, because they knew I have no case to answer. Read more