Kanu’s family reacts as UN demands immediate release of IPOB leader

Nnamdi Kanu

The Family of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted following the United Nations’ demand that the secessionist should be immediately released
from detention unconditionally.

The United Nations, UN Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, indicted Nigeria and Kenya in the arrest and detention of Kanu without due process.

The family thanked the United Nations, UN, for demanding that the Nigerian Government immediately release Kanu unconditionally and pay him adequate compensation for violating his human rights.

Kanunta Kanu, the younger brother of the leader of the pro-Biafra group, on his Twitter handle, hailed the decision and thanked everyone for working towards the release of his elder brother, who is currently in custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.

The tweet reads, “The Kanu family thanks the UN for condemning the extraordinary rendition of #MaziNnamdiKanu & directing Nigeria to release & compensate him.

“We also thank @BruceFeinEsq & Prof Rachel Murray for initiating & leading this effort & Barr @AloyEjimakor for working closely with them”.

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