Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu Tells FG To Release Nnamdi Kanu Without Delay.
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has called on the Federal Government to, without further delay, release Nnamdi Kanu.
Senator Ekweremadu expressed displeasure that Kanu, one of his kinsmen, and other pro-Biafra agitators are being held by the federal government.
Despite the fact that courts of competent jurisdiction have ruled that they should be released.
Ekwaremadu wondered why they should still be held in custody.
The Senator made the call in Enugu on Thursday at the South East Economic and Security Summit at Government House, Enugu.
He stated that the continued detention of Kanu was part of the marginalization of the Igbo race in Nigeria.
Release Nnamdi Kanu: Ekweremadu Tells FG
Senator Ekwermadu asked that Ndigbo should be included in the governance of Nigeria for peace to reign.
According to him, without the inclusion of Ndigbo in governance, “there is no way there will be peace in Nigeria.”
He also wondered how come there is no Igbo man included in the security council of the nation. which is an attestation that Ndigbo are being elbowed aside in Nigeria.
This, he believes to be an attestation to the fact that Ndigbo are being elbowed aside in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, heavy protest greeted the planned visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Enugu State on an official visit today.
The president was scheduled for an economic and security summit at Enugu, alongside former president Olusegun Obasanjo.
However, rather than meeting a hearty welcome from residents of the state, Buhari’s planned visit sparked off heavy protest.