Former militants of the Niger Delta have threatened war if the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and director of radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu is not released by the Federal Government.
The former militants under the aegis of Niger Delta Peoples Democratic Front (NDPDF) issued the threat over the weekend in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
TThe leader of the group, Precious Iyoyo (aka General Playboy) advised President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately release Kanu, in order to reduce the growing tension in the country.
According to him, the continued detention of Kanu after a competent court had granted him bail was provocative and dictatorial. He also demanded the immediate pullout of the military personnel drafted to Niger Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra state, to allow free flow of traffic for the “innocent citizens of South- South and South East.”
Iyoyo further hinted that former warlords would not fold their hands and watch their brothers and sisters from the South-South and South East geo-political zones “chased, tortured or enslaved with impunity in our land.”
“The Nigerian government is dangerously pushing us to the wall. The unprovoked mass shooting and killing of our brothers and sisters will no longer be tolerated,” he said.
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