OYC in talks with FG over release of IPOB leader

The Ohanaeze Youth Council(OYC) has gone into talks with the Federal Government to secure the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Nnamdi Kanu

According to Vanguard Newspapers, the OYC team met with a representative of the Government, the Minister of Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalong.

According to the National President of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, his group is out to seek a viable political solution that will put an end to the agitations going on in the South-East.

Vanguard also reports that Isiguzoro, during the meeting with the minister, demanded that the IPOB leader be released unconditionally.

The factional leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB),Mr. Uchenna Madu accused South-East Governors of betraying the Igbo race.

There has been mass protests in most parts of the South-East, calling for the release of Nnanmdi Kanu.

He was reportedly arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) in his hotel room, at the Golden Tulip Essential Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos state.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Army intercepts 154 rustled cows, arrests 44 collaborators in Zamfara

Police to charge arrested ESN members for murder

APC cautions members against fomenting crisis in Enugu

Health expert cautions media to stop glamourising suicide

Buhari to attend ECOWAS Mid-Year Summit in Ghana

We sacked 99 political appointees not civil servants - El-Rufai

President Buhari appoints 5 new Permanent Secretaries

How hoodlums deepened our losses during Ikeja tanker explosion— Businessman

School feeding programme addresses malnutrition in pupils – Minister