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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s Biafra agitation constitutional, not illegal – Ozekhome

Activist lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome has said the self-determination struggle of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is constitutional.

Ozekhome said Kanu’s self-determination campaign was backed by Article 20 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, African Charter of Human and People’s Rights, as well as Article 3 and 4 of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People of 2007.

Speaking during the Handshake Across The Niger 2 in Enugu State on Friday, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria stressed that Kanu’s agitation was not illegal.

He urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order Kanu’s immediate release.

According to Ozekhome: “For the information of those harbouring the thought that it was an illegality or unconstitutionality, his self-determination agitation, is in line with the Article 20 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948); African Charter of Human and People’s Rights, Article 3&4 of United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People (2007), among others. Nigeria is a signatory to all these statues.

“Please sir, on my bended knees, you can order the release of Nnamdi Kanu today.

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“You can do it through the Attorney General of the Federation, who has the power to discontinue the case.”

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