On Tuesday, 28th February 2017, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Chukwuma Soludo, and Igbo leaders requested that the federal government release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. They made the call under the support of an Igbo group, Nzuko Umunna.
“Nigeria has never been more divided than now. Most discerning patriots have come to the conclusion that Nigeria has currently structured is destined to be a failed state,” Soludo said. “It is our considered view that most of the agitation is in response to looting elite. We do not condone violence.”
”We visited Nnamdi Kanu to hear his own point of view as well as share our own point of view with him,” added Soludo.
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