‘Go and study your history, watch your utterances’ – Ijaw youths warn Nnamdi Kanu
– Members of the Ijaw Youth Council have called out Nnamdi Kanu over his utterances against Edwin Clark
– While addressing journalists in Warri, Delta state, they warned the IPOB leader to focus on his own people and avoid speaking for Ijaw people
– They also made it clear that if they are to be liberated they can do it themselves
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has received a warning from the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) over his recent utterances against Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark.
The IYC led by Mr Oweilaemi Pereotubo has said they hold the ace to the actualisation of the sovereign state of Biafra.
They gave the warning to Kanu while addressing journalists in Warri, Delta state. They said that it was naive and callous for someone to address Chief Clark as a slave.
According to Vanguard, they also said Clark was only cautioning Kanu not to further marginalise the Igbo in the scheme of things by boycotting the November governorship election in Anambra state.
Pereotubo said Clark’s calling for the re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu was wise counsel in order to stop the move of trying to deny the political rights of the Anambra people.
He also said: “We, the Ijaw, have what it takes to liberate ourselves and do not need help from IPOB.
“It was one single Ijaw man, Major Jasper Adaka Boro, that stopped the invading Biafran soldiers from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and chased them back.”
Pereotubo asked Kanu to study the history of the civil war and the geography of the South-East and exert his effort in liberating the Igbo people.
Meanwhile, one person has reportedly died after members of the IPOB clashed with policemen and soldiers over the anti-election campaign in Anambra.
NAIJ.com reported that the incident happened on Wednesday, August 16, in Ekwulobia, Aguata local government area of the state.