Nnamdi Kanu, a Nigerian Biafra political activist, and chief of the outlawed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), a gaggle canvassing for the secession and sovereignty of Japanese Nigeria, has described the Huge Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2020 version as “ineffective”, criticising nearly all of Nigerians for not taking note of essential nationwide issues, AllNews reviews.
Self-exiled Kanu through his recognized Fb web page on Wednesday continued his agitation for #BiafraExit. He used the avenue to purpose a dig at BBNaija staunch followers.
BBNaija Season 5 which commenced on July 19, 2020, ends this Sunday.
“Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB do not fall for rubbish,” Kanu mentioned within the broadcast monitored by this reporter.
“Our mind is undamaged. On daily basis, we analyse; every single day, we compute. On daily basis, we’re going via their (Nigerian authorities) intentions and motives line by line.
“A few of you fall asleep. You eat and also you fall asleep. You watch ineffective Huge Brother and also you fall asleep.
“We do not sleep. We’re awake each blessed day analysing the intention of the enemy.
“You might be all blind within the Zoo (referring to Nigeria).”
Kanu, IPOB, and Biafra Trigger
Controversial Kanu needs Nigeria divided, saying ‘One Nigeria’ just isn’t working.
The 52-year-old, behind Nigeria’s separatists, based the now-banned IPOB in 2014.
The plan to interrupt away from Nigeria and kind the impartial nation of Biafra just isn’t new.
In 1967, Igbo leaders declared a Biafran state, however after a brutal civil struggle, which led to the deaths of as much as one million individuals, the secessionist revolt was defeated.
However the concept of separatism has bubbled away since then and Kanu is the newest in a line of Biafran activists taking on the trigger.
He was a comparatively obscure determine till 2009 when he began Radio Biafra, a station that referred to as for an impartial state for the Igbo individuals and broadcast to Nigeria from London.
Although he grew up in Nigeria’s south-east and went to the College of Nigeria, Nsukka, Kanu moved to the UK (UK) earlier than graduating.
At a time, he was tried for prices of “legal conspiracy, intimidation and membership of an unlawful organisation” by Nigeria’s Division of State Companies (DSS).
Kanu was subsequently launched on bail ‘for well being causes’. And he fled the shores of Nigeria in September 2017. He has not returned since then.