Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu is planning to come to Nigeria for his parents’ burial on 14th February, 2020.
According to a report which was signed by the group’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful, Kanu said that the ceremony would follow the normal burial preparation in accordance to the custom of the land.
Kanu further said that he would not disclose the security arrangement for the burial because of ‘enemies’, who wish to destabilize the ceremony.
The Statement Reads:
The burial of our leader’s parents will be on the 14th of February 2020. We are not going to reveal our security arrangements because there are much enemies who wish to destroy or destabilize every effort made for the successful burial of the father and mother of our leader
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is on ground and nothing will change our resolve to protect the environment that day.
Kanu lost his mother, Sally Kanu in the month of October 2019. Sally died in Germany after a protracted illness. Two months after, the IPOB leader also lost his father, Eze Israel Kanu, who died at the age of 86 in December 2019.