Buhari’s Aide Onochie Tackles IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu
Lauretta Onochie, Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari has told IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and his supporters that the Republic of Biafra will never be actualized.
Onochie dropped the message on Monday following the attacks on Imo prison and police command headquarters in Owerri, which the police have pinned on members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
“There’ll never be Biafra again, Never,” Onochie wrote on Twitter.
Onochie, who hails from Southern Nigeria, backed her claim with a video showing the then Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, receiving the then Biafran Vice President, Major General Philip Effiong, who facilitated the surrender of the Biafran State to Nigeria in 1970
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Effiong had assumed leadership of the secessionist state after the Biafran leader, Colonel Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, fled to Ivory Coast in the heat of the civil war.
“The very day nails were put in the coffin of Biafra. There’ll never be Biafra again, Never!” the President’s Aide captioned the video.
Relief on the faces of Philip Effiong 2nd in command to Ojukwu & his men as they surrender says #NeverAgainBiafra
The joy on d face of d then Head of state Yakubu Gowon says, #OneNigeria.
The very day nails were put in the coffin of #Biafra. There'll never be Biafra again, Never pic.twitter.com/4sNFYhBcKP
— Lauretta Onochie (@Laurestar) April 5, 2021
File Photo: Lauretta Onochie, Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari and IPOB leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu