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BREAKING: I will consider request for Nnamdi Kanu’s Release – Buhari to Igbo leaders

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will consider a request for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Kanu is currently standing trial for treason and terrorism. The president disclosed that such a demand “is quite heavy” but he will consider it nevertheless.

He said this on Friday while receiving a group under the aegis of Highly Respected Igbo Greats, led by First Republic parliamentarian and Minister of Aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi, at State House, Abuja.

“You’ve made an extremely difficult demand on me as leader of this country. The implication of your request is very serious.”

“In the last six years, since I became President, nobody would say I have confronted or interfered in the work of the Judiciary. God has spared you, and given you a clear head at this age, with a very sharp memory. A lot of people half your age are confused already. But the demand you made is heavy. I will consider it.”

“I said the best thing was to subject him to the system. Let him make his case in court, instead of giving very negative impressions of the country from the outside. I feel it’s even a favour to give him that opportunity.”

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9 Comments

  1. Well regards the president comment that what the noble men of Igbo land demanded from him is too much, at the first instance, what did Our Able Leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu did to him in person and also Nigeria inqoute? I keep saying that the problem we are having here is not even the president nor Nigeria as a country, my problem here is that there is no more laws in the world otherwise what is the international community waiting for before till now? I have told the Queen of England to correct this error before going to rest so that God will be happy with her.

  2. That is nonsense talk this old man call buhari the talk, what kanu, IPOB the freedom fighter is talking about on how you buhari treat Southeast, south south and evil thing happening around, killing, kidnapping in nigeria is that not true.

  3. That is Zoo President please give us Biafra
    You the do nonsense on that seat because hungry want to finish everybody in zoo Republic.

  4. If you want to subject him to the system, you have to do it in a civilized way. He can speak for himself,,God bless our president and God bless Nigeria. JJEMELEH

  5. Long live FG of Nigeria Long live Imo state long live Anambra state at God’s time Nnamdi Kanu will regain his freedom I greet my President Mohammad Buhari for his message to the igbos

  6. Good
    If he is your own son is smart ,intergalactic, wise and out spoken like nnamdi kanu.
    And he tells you the that you are not doing great .
    Will you prison him saying the truth.

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