BREAKING: President Tinubu Concludes Plans To Launch Nnamdi Kanu


President Tinubu has reportedly concluded plans to launch Nnamdi Kanu, a supply within the presidency has revealed.


PoliticalNews Nigeria stories that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu could quickly take heed to the outcry of the Igbos by releasing Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB).


This Nigeria information platform understands that Kanu has been within the federal authorities’s DSS custody since June 2021 after he was repatriated from Kenya.



In keeping with Information Specific, an nameless supply indicated that Tinubu is contemplating releasing Kanu underneath amnesty on October 1 2024.


Sources throughout the Presidency additionally mentioned that Kanu could also be launched quickly.


Kanu’s extended detention has been a fantastic concern, main many, together with South East Governors and Nationwide Meeting members, to induce President Tinubu to hunt a political decision.


Distinguished Igbo figures, such because the late Mbazulike Amaechi and Chukwuemeka Ezeife, had beforehand tried to safe Kanu’s launch by partaking with former President Muhammadu Buhari, however their efforts have been unsuccessful regardless of Buhari’s guarantees earlier than he left workplace in 2023.


Kanu’s authorized representatives have constantly argued that he has met all circumstances for his launch, deeming his continued detention illegal.


President Tinubu’s consideration of amnesty for Kanu is seen as an act of goodwill and an try to cut back tensions within the South-East.


It’s anticipated to open doorways for dialogue and reconciliation, doubtlessly resolving the pro-Biafra motion.


In the meantime, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group; Olisa Agbakoba, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation; and Ikoro Ndigbo, amongst different {groups}, have welcomed the transfer as a step in the direction of discovering a political resolution to the deadlock.

However spokesperson for the Northern Elders Discussion board, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, kicked towards the proposal.

Suleiman argued that Kanu’s launch would undermine the nation’s prison justice system and embolden separatist {groups}.

Moreover, some have described the transfer as “belated”, suggesting that it ought to have come earlier given the urgency of the state of affairs.

The Presidency has formally refused to react to requires the IPOB chief’s launch from DSS custody.

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