Traditional rulers in Abia expressed worry over Nnamdi
- They also spoke about the unknown whereabouts of his parents
- They called on the federal government to probe the military
operation in the community
Traditional rulers in Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North
Local Government Area of Abia State have spoken about the
disappearance on Nnamdi Kanu and his parents.
The trio was said to have been missing since the military operation
carried out by the army and community members are expressing
worries over the development.
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The Punch reports that the traditional rulers expressed worry
specifically over the disappearance of Eze Israel Kanu who is one of
They said the unknown whereabouts of the trio was giving them
Chimechefulam Odoemelam who is a member of the monarch’s
cabinet said he was deeply worried about his whereabouts and that
of his wife and son.
He said: “The truth is that we have not seen or heard from our Eze
since we all came back. Everybody is confused about his
whereabouts because we do not know where to look for him.
“We have reported the case to the body of traditional rulers in Ibeku,
Umuahia kingdom where we belong and our Chairman, Eze Henry
Ezekwem, has promised to give us a date to meet him on the matter.
“We are hoping that the Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers
which he (Eze Kanu) is a member will also lend their voice in asking
for his whereabouts.”
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He however said the case has not been reported to the police
because they were advised to stop further action on his
whereabouts until the umbrella body of traditional institution in
the Ibeku kingdom takes a decision on the matter.
He called on the federal government to probe the invasion of the
palace and find out if the soldiers were holding the trio.
Meanwhile, The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Friday,
October 6, reacted to the agitation for secession by members of the
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The king who renamed IPOB as the Indigenous People of Brighter
Nigeria, said the agitators cannot be faulted for demanding justice
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