Death of Biafra? Nnamdi-Kanu’s wife speaks

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Uchechi Okwu-Kanu insisted her husband is firm in his stance on Biafra

– She described those saying he had renounced as misguided people

– The wife of the Nnamdi Kanu described him as the voice of the voiceless

Uchechi Okwu-Kanu has vehemently denied report that the agitation for Biafra is dead and other report and that her husband has renounced his Biafra stance.

In an interview with IBTimes UK, the wife of Nnamdi Kanu insisted that her husband was unshaking in his Biafra struggle and those saying he has renounced his Biafra struggle were “misguided minds”.

Uchechi also took a swipe at the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) which had earlier claimed Kanu had renounced his Biafra struggle,

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She said: “It is not in my place to tell Mend what to do. But my advice to them is to stop peddling such hoax in their quest for amnesty.”

Nnamdi Kanu leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra

Nnamdi Kanu leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra

“They obviously do not know what Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra stand for nor have an inkling of what freedom fighting is about.”

Uchechi described Kanu as a prisoner of conscience and said his arrest has moved people who were once sitting on the fence to support the cause for Biafra.

“His arrest has changed the peoples’ perception about the restoration of Biafra. Evident to this, is the involvement of those who were not IPOB members initially. People are very much aware of the truth that lays bare and Biafrans all over the world are fighting for him and lives have been lost during protests.”

“The Vatican Radio, Per i Diritti Umani as well as the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organization have also called for his release.”

READ ALSO: Kanu speaks from prison, sends message to Buhari


Uchechi Okwu-Kanu

“I am stronger than I ever was after the success of the birth of our son. I know freedom fighting entails sacrifices as this; he is not here physically which is what we miss, but we are inseparable spiritually.

“I want him to remain very strong and purposive; to know that Biafrans far and wide are behind him. Even in this dark time, what he represents, which is the light and truth, illuminates brighter in their minds than he can ever imagine. He is the voice for the voiceless, hope for the hopeless and those who lost their loved ones and friends and families now look up to that hope he represents.”

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