The group which owns the Biafra media is agitating for the secession of Biafra from Nigeria.
In the letter written by one Ifeanyi Chijioke on behalf of the group, the members said that with the arrest of Kanu, freedom of speech had received a knock of death, Vanguard reports.The Biafra group said in the letter:
“The world leaders must stand up to its integrity, pride, and in defense of the law they made.
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added that the United Nations chatter on the rights of indigenous people had become endangered withthe arrest of Kanu.
“It’s on record that Nnamdi kanu is a law abiding leader who has disciplined indigenous people of Biafra to strictly abide by local and international law.
“The gut for his arrest is nothing but slap on the face of United Nations.
“Meanwhile, this is a gross provocation of indigenous people of Biafra and, as endangered people, would only wait shortly for due process and immediate release of her leader.
“The world should know that the arrest of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is the making of monster in indigenous people of Biafra and to prevent and save lives, world leaders must stand up to their responsibility.
“Biafrans, as endangered species of terror, genocide, murder and unlawful detentions, must be sorted or laws will be taken into their hands.
The group called on world leaders to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to with immediate effect release its leader adding that he was not charged with any crime.
IPOB is a separatist movement that calls for the independence of Nigeria’s former Eastern Region – proclaimed the Republic of Biafra in 1967 and re-annexed to Nigeria three years later sequel to a civil war that claimed between one and three million lives.