…says a free Biafra will be US ally
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) has expressed the willingness of the people of Biafra to work with the president-elect of United States of America (USA), Donald Trump.
Kanu in a congratulatory letter he wrote from the Kuje Medium Security Prison, Abuja, where he has been detained since October 2015, said it was the responsibility of the American president-elect as the leader of the free world to undo the mess that the US Africa foreign policy has become under Barack Obama administration.
According to the letter dated November 9 which was purportedly submitted at the US Embassy on Monday November 14, a copy of which was obtained exclusively by Saturday Telegraph, the IPOB leader said a Trump administration should resist every temptation, be it financial inducement to US politicians, political blackmail or otherwise, to partner with those he described as tyrannical regimes in Black Africa that specialise in crushing the inalienable rights of its citizens while using this as a cover to loot the treasury.
He said: “The right of distinct ethnic nationalities to seek self determination should be upheld. A free Biafra would be an ally of the United States of America on many fronts, as both nations share the same Judeo- Christian Greco-Roman value system with jealous disposition to safeguarding the rights of the individuals.
“Mr. President, the American people have given you their mandate and trust, not only to make America great again, but also to bring positive changes in the affairs of humanity.
“Your victory has placed a historic burden upon you to liberate enslaved nations in Africa, trapped in artificially created boundaries designed to reinforce colonial domination and subjugation.
“Self determination is a sacred right of all people as demonstrated by the good people of United Kingdom when they opted out of the European Union.”
He said the IPOB had every confidence that Donald Trump as the leader of the free world had the capacity and the will to confront the challenges ahead and meet the expectations of the American people in particular and the oppressed people of the world in general