Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, a former Nigerian Ambassador to Spain has begged President Muhammadu Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu.
Kanu is the leader of the prohibited Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Mrs Bianca made the supplication while talking at the tenth dedication commemoration of late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, coordinated in Owerri on Friday.
She encouraged the President to consider the supplication made by some Igbo leaders during their new visit to the State House, Abuja, requesting Kanu’s release.
Bianca said that Kanu’s release would exhibit Buhari’s charitableness, adding that the clatter for withdrawal is an immediate result of apparent imbalance in the dissemination of assets and political arrangements in the country.
She, in any case, asked governors of the South-East international zone to remember Ojukwu similarly as the convener of the occasion, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra.
“Kanu’s release will further buttress President Buhari’s commitment to healing the wounds inflicted by the sense of marginalisation felt by the Igbo nation,” Bianca said
Speaking, Mr Ahamefula Ojukwu, executive of the event and child of the late Igbo leader, expressed gratitude toward Uwazuruike for directing the issues of the whole Igbo country in solidarity.
He encouraged Igbo individuals, particularly those favored to involve places of power, to save the traditions of his late dad whom he portrayed as an exemplification of magnanimous assistance and sacrifice to the Igbo cause.
Prior in that time, Dr Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor of Anambra, criticized the utilization of viciousness in the journey for independence.
He begged the Igbo public to be joined together and battle diplomatically in order to accomplish a set goal.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the occasion was graced by different Igbo groups from the South-East and South-South international zones of the country.