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South East governors, Buratai will be attacked if spotted outside Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu
…Offers N1M on South-East governors itinerary
THE leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu says members of the group will attack Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai and South-East governors if spotted outside Nigeria.
Kanu said this in a live broadcast monitored by The ICIR on the group official Facebook page, Radio Biafra on Sunday night.
Kanu was speaking on the recent attack by some of his members on Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany and the spate of killings and kidnappings in the southeast.
Kanu said the group will never forgive Buratai for his role in various killings and atrocities allegedly committed by the Military against the Igbo people in southeast Nigeria.
In the 87- minute broadcast, Kanu said the grudge of the group with the governors is that they proscribed the group.
He warned them to stay steer clear of any foreign country for their own good.
He also announced that N1m will be offered as reward for credible information on the overseas travel itinerary of Igbo leaders, especially governors from the zone.
He said, “A member of the group has made the money available for credible information anytime governors of the Southeast and other leaders from the zone are traveling”
“If you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the world the governors are going to be, inform us so that we will mobilize for him and you will be rewarded with N1m”.
“We have nominated five persons each in every country of the world who are ready to be arrested and be jailed for this purpose. Many of us have been killed so what is there in going to jail”.
He alleged not the Federal Government of Nigerian but governors from South East that proscribed IPOB.
Apart from the governors and Buratai, Kanu listed Ohaneze Ndigbo President-General, Nnia Nwodo on the group’s overseas watchlist.
Kanu also berated Nwodo for allegedly accusing Igbo youths of carrying out criminal activities in the Southeast, especially in Enugu State.
He said Nwodo was their original target and will be targeted if spotted outside Nigeria by IPOB.
On the attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President Ike Ekeremadu, the IPOB leader said the senator connived with the governors to proscribe his group.
“The Army came to me. It was the Igbo that invited the military to stop Biafra. They said they proscribed IPOB to douse rising tension in the region. What caused the tension, because the military raided my house in Umuahia” he said.
“When they came to my house, they killed more than a hundred people and twenty-eight killed in my father’s house. “
“They also brought the Army to raid my House in Umuahia. How many times has he (Ekweremadu) spoken against the killings and kidnappings happening in his own state?”
“He went to celebrate New Yam Festival in Germany when his people are being killed and our women being raped. Where did they get the new Yam because there is none in Igboland since all the farmlands have been destroyed by herdsmen”.
The IPOB leader also accused the Enugu Senator of embezzling money budgeted for construction of Enugu-Porthacourt Expressway by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.
The ICIR could not independently verify his accusations against Ekweremadu.
He further claimed that the Military is beginning another Operation Python Dance in the Southeast today (Monday) in the South East which is targeted at his group.