If the federal government fails to send its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to court on October 21, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has vowed to impose a one-month lockdown in the country’s South-East area.
Remember that Justice Binta Nyako postponed the IPOB leader’s trial on July 26 when the federal government failed to appear in court.
IPOB’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful, said in a statement that Nigeria’s federal government had completed preparations to not send Nnamdi Kanu to court on the appointed day.
Stressed that the alleged plan to “perpetually keep him behind bars without trial to see if they can demoralise him and Biafrans” won’t work, IPOB said it will impose a one month lockdown in South-East to make the federal government know they can’t take them for granted.
The statement read;
“The attention of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our great prophet and liberator of our time, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been drawn to the plot by Nigeria government and DSS in Abuja not to produce our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to court on 21st October 2021, the date he is due to appear in court to start his case.
“The federal government of Nigeria has again perfected plans not to bringing him to court on that day. Their wicked plan is to perpetually keep him behind bars without trial to see if they can demoralise him and Biafrans but they are late.
“If the federal government refuses to bring him to court in his next court appearance on October 21, 2021, the entire Biafra land will be on total lock down for one month. The federal government will know that they cannot take us for granted any more. Our peaceful disposition as a people should not be misconstrued as weakness.
“Their plan is to suppress agitation and force everyone into submission but Biafrans won’t succumb to their intimidation.”