The Indigenous Persons of Biafra (IPOB) has enjoined other agitators for self-dedication from other ethnic nationalities in the country to sign up for its 1-thirty day period sit-at-home protest commencing on Oct 21.
This was contained in a assertion issued by the Media and Public Secretary of the separatist team, Emma Strong, on Sunday.
In accordance to him, the a single-thirty day period protest would be topic to the refusal of the Directorate of State Providers to bring its chief, Nnamdi Kanu, to courtroom on the explained date.
The group alleged that it had learnt that there was a strategy by the Nigerian Authorities not to deliver Kanu to court on that working day as a ploy to carry on to incarcerate him.
The assertion go through in portion, “Following our before declaration of 1-thirty day period lockdown of Biafra land should really the Nigeria Authorities fail to carry our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to the court docket on October 21, we, the international family of the Indigenous Men and women of Biafra ask for our brothers and sisters in Oduduwa republic and Middle Belt, including Igbo and Biafra businessmen and women of all ages, traders who are doing organization outside Biafra land, to shut down their enterprises to display our take care of for the emergence of our new nation, Biafra, and help for our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and many others who are facing a comparable destiny with us to be a part of us in sympathy protest.
“We want to put our differences behind us and rise as a single men and women to protect our ancestral land in opposition to our popular enemy and clearly show Fulani and their cohorts that Nigeria belongs to all of us and any Biafra man residents in Kano, Kaduna, Jos, Jigawa, and other elements of North and western pieces of Nigeria must shut down their stores in guidance of this combat for freedom and launch of our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
“We can not pay for to abandon him at this issue soon after sacrificing so considerably for us all. We have to not are unsuccessful to understand that the Federal Government dread Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho two heroes of flexibility, and that is why it needs to preserve them out of circulation. But we should resist the evil plot.”
In June, the IPOB chief was arrested in Kenya and extradited to Nigeria to experience treason expenses.
He was subsequently arraigned and brought ahead of Binta Nyako, a decide of the Federal Superior Courtroom in Abuja, who asked him to be remanded in the custody of the Department of Point out Products and services (DSS).
Kanu is facing prices bordering on treasonable felony instituted against him at the court docket in response to his agitation for the Republic of Biafra.
The scheduled demo in July endured a setback, with the choose adjourning until October 21.