The Elders Council of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has known as on the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Authorities to launch the chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, instantly and unconditionally.
Naija Information studies that the decision was made by the Chairman of the Council, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, in a communique to newsmen on Friday.
In line with the council of elders, the discharge of the pro-Biafra agitator would facilitate a peace summit that may result in peace within the southeast area.
Iwuanyanwu stated: “The council took a choice on the necessity to have a peace summit. It goes with the will that Nnamdi Kanu needs to be launched as a result of we need to dialogue along with his participation so as to have a permanent peace in Nigeria notably within the South-East.
“The council subsequently known as on the Federal Authorities and all different individuals involved to launch Nnamdi Kanu unconditionally.
“The safety state of affairs within the nation requires concern. The council was anxious notably how the state of affairs has worsened within the South-East.
“Lives are misplaced and harmless blood is being shed, properties are being destroyed, authorities establishments are being destroyed; these are of nice concern to us.
“Furthermore, each state and federal governments are deploying big monetary sources in combating a meaningless battle as an alternative of offering infrastructure, schooling and healthcare.
“Council of Elders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Worldwide has subsequently insisted that sufficient is sufficient.
“We should have a Peace summit the place we are going to get all of the stakeholders together with the agitators and youths collectively to chart a brand new course that may enthrone enduring peace.”
In the meantime, the council chairman dismissed insinuations that Igbos need to secede from Nigeria.
He acknowledged that the Igbo have invested in just about each localities in Nigeria in areas of enterprise, providers, and constructing properties.
“So the speak of secession is peddled with out honesty, nevertheless Ndigbo is barely taken with equity and fairness,” he added.
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