The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, meanwhile, has fixed March 20; to embark on protests against the supposed killing of Christians in Nigeria.
This was disclosed in a spokesman by IPOB, Emma Powerful on Friday, March 6.
He further explained Nnamdi Kanu would lead the protest which would be staged in Washington DC, Maryland; as well as Virginia.
“We the global and indomitable family of the Indigenous Biafra (IPOB); ably led by our great leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu wish to humbly notify Biafrans; friends of Biafra, persecuted Judeo-Christian communities in Nigeria, victims of Fulani terrorism and state-sponsored genocide; including all who are reeling from brutal Fulanisation and genocidal land grabbing tendencies of the vandals from the Sahel aided by the regime in Aso Rock; about the upcoming IPOB One Million Man March scheduled to hold in Washington DC on 20th of June 2020.
“Our great leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his entourage will lead this march of Biafrans; the forcefully dispossessed, all victims of Fulani religious persecution, the enslaved and oppressed minorities in Northern Nigeria, friends of Biafra and lovers of freedom all over the world on the match; towards the liberation of victims of neo-colonial subjugation in Nigeria on that fateful day near Capitol Hill Washington USA.”
“We are delighted to announce that we have sought and have been granted relevant permits; by the various US state and federal law enforcement agencies in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. This is as millions of Biafrans and non-Biafran persecuted Christian communities from across the globe are expected to storm Washington DC; for this once in a lifetime march to draw global attention to the unspeakable human misery and rivers of blood flowing throughout Biafraland and Nigeria at large,” the statement read.
Kanu, whose group has since also been proscribed by President Muhammadu Buhari-led government; recently called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to be silent over the killing of Christians across Nigeria.