The Coalition of South East Professionals Community in Nigeria and Diaspora, CSEPNND, has reiterated its place that Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Individuals 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 Providers, DSS.
In response to IPOB’s declare of its nonexistence, CSEPNND revealed that its President, Prof. Madumere Chika, just isn’t 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 stated that IPOB’s declare that it was solely a creation of the DSS was laughable.
CSEPNND stated there was no human being bearing Emma Highly effective wherever in the entire world, challenged IPOB and its spokesman to a stay press convention for id revelation.
CSEPNND reiterated its place that Nnamdi Kanu is straight away extradited to Nigeria to face his trial over alleged treason.
“Let 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 legal trial,” it stated.
“The pseudo-Emma Highly effective, who has not been seen, sighted wherever or identified by any Igbo man, lady or some 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 just isn’t 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’d 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 aren’t stunned by their claims as we now have seen 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 fact towards them.”
“Nonetheless, we want to placed on file that we aren’t a creation of DSS and can’t be. Somewhat, 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 folks,” 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 handle a stay press convention in Nigeria. Since they declare we’re nonexistent, we problem them to a stay press convention on the identical date with us.
“We’re conscious of their calls for for id of the village and household of our president, Prof. Madumere Chika. We aren’t 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 doubtful of his id 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 identify 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 stay broadcasts and social media posts.
The Federal Excessive Courtroom sitting in Abuja had on September 18, 2017, labelled the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, a terrorist organisation.
The court docket’s choice generated quite a lot of controversies amongst Nigerians and the Nnamdi Kanu-led group in 2018 fought to reverse the court docket order.