Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie has called for the immediate release of pro-Biafra activist Nnamdi Kanu to prevent an escalation.
Nnamdi Kanu is a Nigerian activist who has been in the custody of the Nigerian government for some weeks.
The movie star took to her Instagram page on July 28, 2021 where she advised the government to release the leader of the Biafra group.
According to her, the Igbos can’t continue to be third class citizen in Nigeria.
“Free Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to avoid had I know. Allow us to go. We need Biafra. We can’t keep being third-class citizens in our own land,” she wrote.
Kanu was first arrested on October 14, 2015, Kanu jumped bail and fled Nigeria in 2017 after the invasion of his home in Abia State, southeastern Nigeria.
He was re-arraigned on July 26, on an 11-count charge bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, managing an unlawful society, publication of defamatory material, illegal possession of firearms, improper importation of goods, among others.
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