Family of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has lauded the United Nations, UN, for indicting Nigeria and Kenya in the arrest and detention of the separatist leader.
According to reports, the United Nations, UN Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, indicted both Nigerian and Kenyan governments for the arrest and extraordinary rendition, torture and continued detention of Kanu without due process
The UN demanded that the Nigerian Government immediately release the secessionist unconditionally and pay him adequate compensations for violating his human rights.
Reacting, Kanunta Kanu, younger brother of the IPOB leader, in a tweet on his Twitter handle hailed the decision, thanked everyone working towards the release of Kanu, who is currently in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.
The tweet reads, “The Kanu family thanks the UN for condemning the extraordinary rendition of #MaziNnamdiKanu & directing Nigeria to release & compensate him.
“We also thank @BruceFeinEsq & Prof Rachel Murray for initiating & leading this effort & Barr @AloyEjimakor for working closely with them”.