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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest causes cracks leadership crisis in IPOB


The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is alleged to be witnessing some cracks inside its administration hierarchy following the rearrest of the group’s chief, Nnamdi Kanu, RexGists gathered.

Kanu, who fled Nigeria in 2017 following his trial for treason, was rearrested remaining month in an African nation believed to be Kenya.

The skilled-Biafra agitator allegedly went to Kenya to receive cash donations geared within the course of his secession mandate, solely to be arrested and repatriated to Nigeria.

RexGists gathered that Kanu and a number of of his closest allies had factors over the administration and coping with of IPOB’s funds, a state of affairs that made him traveled to embark on the Kenyan journey with out their data.

Kanu was talked about to have misplaced the perception of his closest “generals” over their coping with of IPOB’s funds, the reasons he allegedly decrease them off sooner than heading to Kenya.

Catastrophe after Kanu’s arrest.Sources inside IPOB, after Kanu’s rearrest have pointed at interior catastrophe contained in the pro-Biafra group.

In July 2021, a few weeks after Kanu’s arrest, Simon Ekpa was extensively reported to be appointed as a result of the agitators successor on Radio Biafra.

In a swift response, Emma Extremely efficient, spokesman of IPOB, debunked the claims. Extremely efficient had outlined that Ekpa was appointed as a reporter like totally different broadcasters on the pro-Biafra platform (Radio Biafra).

Numerous weeks after Ekpa’s appointment, the group disassociated itself from the reporter due to an alleged ideological variations.

Extremely efficient, in a press launch, talked about Ekpa refused to sign some paperwork consistent with the principles of the pro-Biafra group.

Ideological variations

Earlier to his arrest, Kanu had impressed IPOB members to start a additional radical movement as in opposition to their preliminary technique.

The IPOB chief, all through his broadcast on Radio Biafra, had on a lot of occasions threatened that his followers may resolve to civil disobedience of their push to actualize Biafra.

The so-called ideological concern grew to turn into obvious when the earlier Deputy chief of IPOB, Uche Mefor distanced himself from the alleged violence perpetrated by members of the pro-Biafra group.

Mefor had accused Kanu of developing a “custom of lies, of deception and of blackmail,” nearly these lives destroyed and who cannot talk for themselves.

He talked about: “See how they falsely label and destroy people’s character with impunity.

As soon as I talked about that what goes up ought to come down, I meant every little little bit of it. Regardless of anybody sows shall he reap.

“They shall be alive to experience the similar pains they inflicted on these vulnerable who’re unable to speak for themselves.

“The forces of heaven and earth shall proceed to work in dissonance and in discordant pattern for all of you. Time shall positively inform.”

IPOB’s response to alleged crack after Kanu’s arrest.

When RexGists sought clarification over the alleged crack contained in the pro-Biafra group, the group’s spokesman, Emma Extremely efficient insisted that IPOB was intact.

In an distinctive chat with our correspondent, Extremely efficient harassed that there isn’t a such factor as a catastrophe contained in the administration of the group.

In accordance with Extremely efficient: “There is no crack in IPOB, our chief Mazi Nnamdi Kanu constructed IPOB in a sturdy rock. There could also be nothing anybody can do to short-change IPOB’s dedication within the course of this divine battle for Biafra’s freedom. IPOB is Intact and by no means shaking.

There is no concern in IPOB administration and IPOB members worldwide.”

Extremely efficient moreover dismissed the claims by Mefor, stressing that he is not a member of IPOB.

He talked about: “Uche Mefor has resigned from IPOB; he is not an IPOB member.”

When requested why Mefor resigned, Extremely efficient responded: “Resignation of who? On account of we don’t study Uche Mefor, it’s his personal selections and we have nothing to say about that.”

Nonetheless, there’s nervousness that Kanu may not regain his freedom or get out of his current predicament alive.

The Senior Pastor of Divine Mercy Church, Olatobiloba Peters, had these days talked about he sees kanu in coffin

Amid this prophecy, the IPOB chief had cried out that his life was in danger whereas he stays inside the DSS custody.


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