40,000 Pro-Biafra Agitators Shut Down S’East For Detained Radio Biafra Boss, Kanu

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In a bid to get the detained Radio Biafra boss, Nnamdi Kanu released and to actualize their agitation for the sovereign state of Biafra, no fewer than 40,000 members and sympathizers of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) on Tuesday, December 2, shut down commercial and business activities in the South East states as they took to the streets to vent their anger.

BiafraAccording to reports, the commercial cities of Aba and Onitsha were on Tuesday a shadow of their bustling business activities following protests staged by the two pro-Biafra groups.

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This was even as hundreds of agitators thronged the court located at Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, yesterday, to show solidarity to Kanu who has been in detention for the past two months.

The detained pro-Biafra leader was supposed to be produced in court yesterday, in Abuja but the trial was stalled over the death of the Chief Magistrate’s father.

No violent incident was reported as the protesters expressed their grievances peacefully.

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Vehicular movements were grounded as they sang Biafran liberation songs, some of which evokes nostalgic feelings of the country that existed for over three years.

Kanu’s supporters had on November 23 staged a protest in Abuja as the Federal Government arraigned him before a Magistrate Court in Wuse.

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Since his arrest in October, protests have been held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State; and Asaba, Delta State among others.

Some organizations, including Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze, have however disowned him and his activities.



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