The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on Friday, while warning Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma and the state’s commissioner of police, Isaac Olutayo Akinmode, chastised the arrest of approximately 70 advocates of the movement for the actualization of Biafra in Imo state.
Following a statement delivered by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB leader wrote fresh letter United Kingdom, United States Of America asking them to compel Uzodinma, others to release 70 Biafrans held hostage in Imo State.
He said: “We wish to draw the attention of the creator of Nigeria, the Almighty Great Britain through the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, UK in Nigeria, the US State Department through U.S. Mission Nigeria, to the deliberate and orchestrated provocations/actions of the government against peaceful Biafrans”.
“Without provocation and having not committed any crime known to law, a group of Biafrans numbering over 70 were arrested, humiliated and detained by Isaac Olutayo Akinmoyede, Police Commissioner in Imo State.
“Despite the daily carnage and mayhem in Imo State by herdsmen, no one has been arrested and detained in the police custody.