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Igbo Lost Selfless Leader – MASSOB Urges Buhari To Release Nnamdi Kanu In Mbazulike Amechi’s Honour

Posted by Thandiubani on Wed 02nd Nov, 2022 - tori.ng

In a statement signed by its National Director Of Information, Comrade Edeson Samuel, the organisation described Amechi as a visionary leader and lover of the Igbo nation.

 
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, saying it was the last wish of foremost Igbo leader, High Chief Mbazulike Amechi.
 
Amechi died yesterday at the age of 93.
 
MASSOB stated that Ndigbo had lost a fearless and eloquent leader, a national peacemaker and a father.
 
In a statement signed by its National Director Of Information, Comrade Edeson Samuel, the organisation described Amechi as a visionary leader and lover of the Igbo nation.
 
MASSOB further called on President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the last wish of Chief Mbazulike by releasing Mazi Nnamdi Kanu without further delay.
 
Part of the statement read: “Ndigbo has lost a fearless and eloquent leader, a National peacemaker, a hero, a selfless leader and a father.

“MASSOB described him as a visionary leader and lover of the Igbo nation. He was Nigeria’s first Aviation minister and a prominent member of the Zikism movement; a Biafra General, MASSOB and Biafrans, in general, mourn his demise.

“His fatherly advice, admonishments and roles he played in the fight for the emancipation of the Igbo nation can never be forgotten by Ndigbo and the world at large.

“Chief Mbazuluike Amechi was a true son of Igbo land. It is more painful that his last wish of releasing Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was yet to be granted by General Muhammadu Buhari led APC federal government of Nigeria.

“MASSOB is calling on General Buhari to grant the last wish of Chief Mbazulike by releasing Mazi Nnamdi Kanu without further delay because that was his last wish.”


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