The Coalition of South-East Professionals Community in Nigeria and Diaspora, CSEPNND, has accused a determined politician of sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, to thwart Igbo presidency in 2023.
CSEPNND then referred to as on the folks of SouthEast area to start neighborhood advocacy in opposition to the Nnamdi Kanu-led IPOB
The group additionally begged the Igbo’s, usually, to disregard Kanu, including that the Abia-born secessionist is out to destroy the Igbo Nation.
It appealed to Nigerians to help the South East to supply the following president of the nation in 2023, insisting that the IPOB chief just isn’t talking, or performing on behalf of Igbo folks.
CSEPNND alleged that these determined politicians are feeling threatened by the possibilities of Igbo’s producing a President in 2023 and are actually sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu to scuttle the bid.
The group additionally referred to as on Governors of the area, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and well-meaning Igbo little children to rise in opposition to Nnamdi Kanu and his group by denouncing them wholeheartedly.
It insisted that the area have to be vigilant and never succumb to Kanu’s antics of talking or finishing up his actions for the South East curiosity.
This was contained in an announcement, Friday, signed by its Nationwide President, Prof. Madumere Chika and Nationwide Secretary, Mazi Anayo Uchemba, and made obtainable to DAILY POST.
“We want to authoritatively say that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu just isn’t working for the curiosity of Ndigbo, quite he’s being bankrolled by a sure Nigerian politician who’s contesting the 2023 presidential elections from the South in opposition to the Igbos,” it alleged.
“This politician is doing this by means of a few of his key aides to trigger disaffection in Nigeria between the Igbos and different areas of our nation.”
“The politician, having realized that the final temper within the nation now’s the excessive sympathy Nigerians have for Igbo folks in 2023 normal elections, determined to make use of this technique to set Ndigbo up in opposition to Nigeria and we should not permit this,” it additional mentioned.
It alleged that “Nnamdi Kanu held a number of conferences with these folks within the month of December in France and one other assembly on the tenth and eleventh of January 2021.
“Their intention is to painting the Igbos as enemies of Nigeria who don’t deserve the presidency.
“Though our persons are extremely marginalized and deserve the best for agitation, that have to be finished legally and by the suitable folks, not a deviant younger man like Nnamdi Kanu who’s out for his egocentric curiosity,” it mentioned.
“Igbo folks deserve the Presidency this time round. They’ve all it takes to supply the following president of Nigeria and that’s what we ought to be pushing for now with one robust voice in unity and sincerity of goal.
“We’re subsequently calling on all Ndigbo worldwide to stand up in opposition to Kanu and all the things he stands for.
Recall that CSEPNND had, in an open letter, referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari’s authorities to, with out additional delay, demand the extradition of Kanu from the UK.
And in response, Kanu condemned the decision for his repatriation, describing it as laughable and tried blackmail.
Angered by Kanu’s claims, CSEPNND, had reiterated its place saying Kanu should instantly be extradited to the nation to face his trial over alleged treason.
The group additionally dismissed claims by the IPOB spokesman, Emma Highly effective, that neither CSEPNND nor its president, Prof. Madumere Chika was in existence.
Buhari advised to demand Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition from UK, Israel