SAHARANEWS The family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said that the death of their parents has even united them the more, contrary to expectations of many that the family will be divided.
Though their elder brother, Nnamdi who is the first son of the family was absent at their parents’ burial ceremony, the family of late Israel and Ugoeze Sally Kanu said that they were grateful that the burial of their parents was a huge success.
Addressing journalists at their Isiama Afaraukwu country home, the spokesman of the family, Kanunta Kingsley Kanu said, “I want to tell you journalists that our family members are happy with you, with what you did during the burial and we say a big thank you”.
Mr. Kanu emphasized that the family is also grateful to the Abia state police command for the manner they conducted themselves which contributed to the peace that reigned during the burial.
The family said it was happy that despite the altercations between the police and IPOB before the burial, the commissioner of police, Ene Okon exhibited true sense of professionalism in the way he maintained security in the state on the day of the burial.
He said now their parents were no more, the family would strive to remain united and resolute in the fight for the actualization of Biafra, a movement which they said that their parents believed in