Says Nigerians will beg Jonathan to return
The founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has said that the Federal Government is using the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to destroy Biafra.
In an interview in the current edition of The Interview, Uwazuruike accused Kanu of working hand-in-glove with the security services to destabilise the struggle for Biafra, starting with the forthcoming November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.
A statement by the MD/Chief Executive of The Interview magazine, Mr Azu Ishiekwene, also quoted as claiming that Nnamdi is fighting against what Biafra stands for.
Uwazuruike said. “The security agencies have seen Nnamdi as somebody with a high value that they can use. They heard him shouting on radio and they approached him and he accepted to work with them.”
He also stated that , “No election in Anambra State is aimed at favouring the All Progressives Congress (APC) to edge out Governor Willy Obiano through destabilisation; that’s the only thing and it’s being arranged by the security agencies, using Kanu.”
Mr Ishiekwene also described the current edition as “a rare insight into the complex and troubling identity politics confronting the country.”
The MASSOB founder said it was regrettable that his efforts to achieve Biafra by peaceful means were being sabotaged by Kanu who has been hijacked by security agencies and some pay masters he refused to name.
In the interview, Uwazuruike said, “I know the mansions that Nnamdi Kanu and people like him have abroad…let Kanu keep disgracing himself like he’s doing now, because I know he’s being funded and I know those funding him.”
He described Kanu’s arrest and bail conditions as a set up, wondering why a man who was released on health grounds has not visited any hospital since his release from detention.
He also criticised President Muhammadu Buhari administration for lacking the capacity to govern, saying that “the APC won an election but didn’t have a plan to govern.”
Uwazuruike said former Independent National Electoral Commission Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega, rigged President Goodluck Jonathan out of office, adding that, “If Jonathan had remained the president of Nigeria till today, the US dollar would not have exchanged for more than N50. Nigeria will still beg Jonathan to come back.”
Also in this edition, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, reflects on his recent legal battles with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission; while development activist, Furera Isma Jamure, provides some insights on her efforts to raise role models in the North.