The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the government of President Buhari to release Mrs  Ukamaka Ejezie, popularly known as ‘’Mama Biafra’’ from detention by the Department of State Services, Abuja.




According to Kanu, Mama Biafra, a septuagenarian, was arrested during the IPOB  leader’s last court appearance in Abuja on May 18.




Kanu, who spoke from  the DSS detention, also expressed  rage over  the spate of  bloodletting and insecurity  in the South-East





Kanu’s younger brother, Prince Emmanuel Kanu, relayed the message on Monday evening in an interview with Vanguard after visiting the IPOB leader in detention.




Kanu also told his brother (PRINCE)  that the reports of killings across the South-East.




The IPOB leader added that the detained Mama Biafra had been acting as his mother since his parents died.




He said that the old committed no crime for coming to Abuja to solidarize when she was arrested.


‘’I  saw her at the DSS detention cell after her clothes were washed and spread on the wall.


I  demand that she be released because she committed no crime. She is an old woman and since my mother died, I have taken her as my mother. The DSS should release her, ‘’Kanu was quoted as saying.



Kanu urged all to ensure there was peace in the South-East, adding that those behind the insecurity in the zone did not mean well to the people.


Source:  Sahara Reporters, New York

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