The Coalition of South East Professionals Community in Nigeria and Diaspora, CSEPNND, has reiterated its place that Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, should be instantly extradited to Nigeria to face his trial over alleged treason.
The group additionally dismissed the declare by the IPOB spokesman, Emma Highly effective, that neither the group nor its president, Prof. Madumere Chika was in existence.
In an announcement signed by Emma Highly effective, the Nnamdi Kanu led organisation had described the decision for his repatriation by CSEPNND as laughable and an tried blackmail, accusing the group of being a creation of the Division of State Companies, DSS.
In response to IPOB’s declare of its nonexistence, CSEPNND revealed that its President, Prof. Madumere Chika, shouldn’t be solely a well-known tutorial scholar with many tutorial works however has its headquarters in Awka, Anambra State.
In an announcement by its Nationwide President, Prof. Madumere Chika and Mazi Anayo Uchemba, its Nationwide Secretary, CSEPNND mentioned that IPOB’s declare that it was solely a creation of the DSS was laughable.
CSEPNND mentioned there was no human being bearing Emma Highly effective wherever in the entire world, challenged IPOB and its spokesman to a reside press convention for identification revelation.
CSEPNND reiterated its place that Nnamdi Kanu is instantly extradited to Nigeria to face his trial over alleged treason.
“Let or not it’s clear once more, that we denounce Nnamdi Kanu and his terrorist group. Kanu and his bunch of misinformed youths can’t communicate for or lead the Igbo nation. We reiterate our demand for the repatriation of Nnamdi Kanu to Nigeria to face his prison trial,” it mentioned.
“The pseudo-Emma Highly effective, who has not been seen, sighted wherever or recognized by any Igbo man, lady or every other particular person wherever in the entire world, went additional to disclaim the existence of our revered and well-known president, Prof. Madumere Chika, who shouldn’t be solely acknowledged nationally but additionally internationally,” the assertion learn.
The group added: “We hasten to state right here that the IPOB’s response via the nonexisting Emma Highly effective is diversionary with intent to blackmail our extremely treasured DSS and the Nigerian state from doing the needful on Mr Kanu’s repatriation.
“Ordinarily, we might not have dignified the acclaimed spokesman of the proscribed terrorist’ group with additional response in order to not accord him and IPOB any type of legitimacy within the eyes of the studying public however for the aim of some harmless readers who might fall to Emma Highly effective’s concocted lies.”
“We’re duly included with all of the related our bodies in Nigeria and have been working since 2014.
We’re not stunned by their claims as now we have observed over time that it’s the type of the proscribed IPOB to query the credibility or in any other case of anybody or group that speaks reality in opposition to them.”
“Nevertheless, we want to placed on document that we’re not a creation of DSS and can’t be. Reasonably, we’re a creation of 1 Nigeria and good conscience. Additionally, we’re a creation of Igbos who’ve paid their full dues in Nigeria and are pushing for higher offers for his or her individuals,” CSEPNND defined.
“Aside from terrorism, kidnapping, extortion, armed theft and the likes, what worth has IPOB dropped at the desk within the South East?”
“We problem Nnamdi Kanu and Emma Highly effective to deal with a reside press convention in Nigeria. Since they declare we’re nonexistent, we problem them to a reside press convention on the identical date with us.
“We’re conscious of their calls for for identification of the village and household of our president, Prof. Madumere Chika. We’re not unaware of those demands- the intention of the so-called Emma Highly effective and his proscribed terrorist group is to assault our president and his household, and never as a result of they’re unsure of his identification as they claimed of their response to our assertion.
“Prof. Madumere is a famend scholar with a number of tutorial information that are verifiable to his title and Nnamdi Kanu is aware of this.”
Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB chief is known to be in the UK the place he has been working via Fb reside broadcasts and social media posts.
The Federal Excessive Court docket sitting in Abuja had on September 18, 2017, labelled the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, a terrorist organisation.
The courtroom’s choice generated loads of controversies amongst Nigerians and the Nnamdi Kanu-led group in 2018 fought to reverse the courtroom order.