Biafra: IPOB Protests in Aba Nigeria, demand release of Nnamdi Kanu.


The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB held a peaceful protest in Aba Abia State, Nigeria on April 22, 2018 to demand for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu who has been missing since September 2017.
Nnamdi Kanu and Mohammed Buhari
Nnamdi Kanu and Mohammed Buhari

IPOB is requesting the Nigerian Government to release their leader Nnamdi Kanu who they claim the Nigerian Military abducted in September 2017 after a military operation (code named Operation Python Dance)  in the hometown of  Afara Ukwu Umuahia that claimed more than 20 lives according to Amnesty International.
IPOB Protest in Aba
IPOB Protest in Aba

 According to a media wing of IPOB called   Umuchiukwu Writers, the report has it that IPOB are currently rallying now in Aba over the abduction of it's leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his parents, the extra judicial killings of its members, illegal detention of Biafrans and a call for referendum.

IPOB Protest in Aba
IPOB have been at the forefront of activism and campaign for an establishment of an Independent State of Biafra from Nigeria.

IPOB Protest in Aba
IPOB Protest in Aba

Biafra existed briefly as an independent State between 1967-1970 during which it fought a bloody civil war with Nigeria that claimed about 2 million Biafran lives and was later reunited to Nigeria in 1970.

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