In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 27th, August, 2020

Like Jesus Christ, I am Tempted To Again Out Of Biafra Wrestle

Like Jesus Christ, I'm Tempted To Back Out Of Biafra Struggle

Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), has mentioned he felt like abandoning the battle for Biafra after revisiting the incident that claimed the lives of a few of his members final Sunday in Emene, Enugu State, Solar Information studies.

Kanu in a letter to his members, likened his emotions to that of Jesus Christ who advised God on the Backyard of Gethsemane  when confronted with the agony of betrayal and loss of life “if it’s doable, let this cup cross from me.”

His letter was made obtainable to Each day Solar in Owerri, yesterday, by the group’s spokesman, Emma Highly effective.


“In my most non-public moments – after I replicate on this battle and its fallouts, I’ve usually been tempted, like Christ, to ask that this cup be handed from me. I’m  positive you all really feel the identical in lots of fleeting moments of despair that’s widespread with the delicate human spirit,”
he mentioned.

He, nevertheless, assured that moderately than abandon the battle, he was emboldened to proceed within the struggle for the emancipation of Igbo from assaults and persecution by Nigerian forces.

“So, as we mourn this newest mass homicide of our folks, allow us to all take some consolation that they didn’t die in useless, they died in honour, they fell in defence of freedom and their valuable blood can be finest requited by our collective and abiding resolve to by no means again down till Biafra is restored,” Kanu mentioned.

Irked by the killing, the Igbo Nationwide Council (INC) has urged the Federal Authorities to sack all of the service chiefs in Enugu State as a deterrent to others who would possibly ponder such motion in future.

Nationwide President of INC, Chilos Godsent, in an announcement yesterday in Owerri, yesterday condemned the Emene killing, describing it as an act of genocide towards Igbo by the Nigerian State.


“The killing of those armless Nigerians of Igbo extraction of their neighborhood by the joint group of military, DSS and police just isn’t solely unacceptable, however shameful and barbaric. Historical past has it that that was how the historic genocide in Rwanda began. The conspiracies and makes an attempt by a piece of this nation to exterminate the Igbo race utilizing state equipment stay a failed challenge from the purpose of conceiving.

“On the foregoing, the Igbo Nationwide Council (INC) condemns in its totality this shameful barbaric act of genocide focused on the Igbo Nation. In view of the above, we subsequently name on the Federal Authorities of Nigeria to right away sack and prosecute the GOC 82 Division Nigerian Military Enugu, Commissioner of Police, Enugu State and Director, Division of State Safety (DSS), Enugu State Command for his or her shameless conspiracy and bloodbath of over 22 harmless and armless soul and toiling mass of the Emene Clan in Enugu State,” he mentioned.

Godsent, nevertheless, urged communities in Enugu who haven’t embraced its “Operation Lion Stroll” vigilante to take action, to forestall a repeat of the unjust killings.

He additionally tasked the folks of Emene to right away launch the Operation Ije Agu of their neighborhood “to forestall the repeat of this satanic act orchestrated by the brokers of darkness.”

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