The Political Adviser to Delta State Governor, Hon. Ocho Ochonogor has commended members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for their peaceful protest against the continued detention of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
Hon. Ochonogor who was addressing members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB who stormed Delta State capital Asaba, said that Delta State government has no such power to effect the release of their director.
The Governor’s aide noted that Nigeria needed peace, stressing that due process should always be applied to ensure that laws of the land is not infringed upon.
He urged them to always remain calm and use due process to press for their demand.
Members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, stormed Delta State capital Asaba even as they defied ban of public procession, staging peaceful procession as they demanded the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, the “Biafran Fame”.
The Biafran escorted by Police took off from Hausa market/Abraka motor park and marched through Osadebey way, Nnebisi and Anwai road to government House, Asaba causing heavy traffic hold up.
The Co-Ordinator of the group, Mr. Jona Chukwurah said that they were pressing for the immediate release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu.
According to him, we are protesting for the release of our director Nnamdi Kanu, that the ‘zoo” people are still holding despite the court pronouncement to the contrary. Let him be released. They should grant us freedom, we are not slaves.
The Co-Ordinator said they were tired of the country called Nigeria and want their own country Biafra.
He continued, “we are agitating for Biafria. You can see we are peaceful people and the whole world is watching that we are non-violent group”.
On why they were protesting in Asaba, he stated that Asaba was part of Biafran land stressing, that 24 states in Nigeria are inclusive in Biafran map.
He further called on Delta state government to prevail of President Buhari to effect immediate release of Nnadi Kanu whom he described as a freedom fighter.

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