than 20 Biafrans heading to Umuahia to show solidarity with the leader
of Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu as Nigeria soldiers lay
siege on his home in Afaraukwu Ibeku, were rounded up and shot dead by
the Nigerian Army.
the evening of sunday, the 10th of September 2017, Nigerian soldiers
went to the home of Nnamdi Kanua and killed 3 Biafrans and wounded
dozens more. The following morning, the Nigerian army published a press
statement denying the killings that were
caught on camera. The Nigerian Army in characteristic manner, denied
that they killed IPOB family member, rather, they claimed IPOB members
blocked their way while they were on ‘Military Show of force’.
Tuesday morning the Nigerian army turned Biafraland into a theater of
war as they arrived with more than 50 trucks shooting indiscriminately.
created an atmospere of war and pandemonium. Truck load of soldiers
surrounded Kanu’s home. Hence Biafrans made their way to be with him. As
a result more than 20 of them met their untimely deaths as soldiers
shot an killed them.
Biafrans from Aba and it’s environs were on their way to Umuahia today
the 12th of September 2017, the Nigeria military stopped them, rounded
them up and shot more than 20 persons dead on the spot. Many more others
sustained various degrees of gunshot injuries.
was also another report from Biafrans who escaped the killings on there
way to Umuahia, according to the report, 2 Biafrans were killed at a
checking point and the soldiers threw their bodies in the river.
Below is an interview with the Lawyer of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.