The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB), has promisef that Ndigbo will give the parents of Nnamdi Kanu a befitting traditional burial on FridaThe leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu’s parents, Eze Israel and Lolo Ugoeze Sally Kanu, who died some months ago are billed for burial in four days’ time in Afaraukwu Community, Umuahia, Abia State.
But the leadership of MASSOB, Monday, declared the burial was not for IPOB or Biafra, but that of Igbo in general.
In a statement issued by the leader of MASSOB, Uchenna Madu, Monday in Awka, Anambra state and made available to reporters, warned the Abia state Command to stop creating unnecessary tension in the state
According to MASSOB leader, Abia state Police Commissioner, Ene Okon, was quoted as saying that Police and other security outfits in the state would disrupt the burial of the monarch and his wife, if members of IPOB attended.
In his reaction Monday, Madu described the alleged police statement as a way of heightening already charged atmosphere, adding that the burial was giving Kanu’s parents their traditional right and not IPOB or Biafra event
According to Madu, “MASSOB condemns the statement of the commissioner of police that the police and other security agents will scatter and disrupt the burial of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s parents if members of IPOB attend.