Family of Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has given motive it delayed the announcement of the demise
of their matriarch, Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Kanu.
She reportedly died on August 30, in Germany, the place she had been since September 21, 2017 when troopers on Operation Python Dance allegedly invaded their Afaraukwu, Umuahia nation dwelling.
Speaking on delay in asserting her demise, spokesman of the household and Nnamdi’s youthful brother, Emma, stated the delay was deliberate.
“You know in Igboland when an amazing soul dies, the household don’t simply rush to the press. The announcement is delayed in order that sure issues could possibly be put in place, that’s simply what we did…
“We have brought back her corpse for burial but I cannot tell when exactly the burial date will be, but it is definitely going to be before Christmas.”
Reacting, IPOB chief, Kanu, stated his mom was sacrificed for the restoration of Biafra. He described her as caring and loving.
Her demise occurred round 10:30pm on 30th of August 2019 in Lansberg Am Lech hospital close to Munich in Bavaria after a protracted sickness occasioned by the intense shock and trauma of the lethal army invasion of her dwelling below the guise of Operation Python Dance in September of 2017.
“She died of coronary heart failure because of the incessant army assaults on her dwelling.
“The trauma of the very brutal Operation Python Dance army invasion was the tipping level. As a peace loving and deeply compassionate mom, she by no means recovered from the shock of seeing 28 ready bodied younger males mendacity lifeless inside her compound following that invasion.
“We ask you to proceed to wish for us as we additionally proceed to pursue this noble effort to revive Biafra as a result of that’s the solely method my mom could possibly be honored; that’s the solely method she would need her reminiscence to be honoured.
“We are going to march on relentlessly till Biafra is restored. I did say on quite a few events that I’ll sacrifice the whole lot sacrificiable to make sure that Biafra is restored and right this moment I can let you know that my mom has been sacrificed on this very course of and we aren’t stopping, we aren’t relenting.
“The most crucial factor is Biafra, an important challenge dealing with us is Biafra and that’s what we’re centered on and that’s what we are going to accomplish
“And for Biafrans all over the world, this effort to restore Biafra continues. We shall continue to move on and we pray for the repose of her soul in the bosom of Chukwu Okike Abiama purum ihe nile, who we know will keep her, and from there she will watch over Biafra and in our time Biafra shall come.”
In 2017, Daily Sun interviewed Ugoeze Kanu earlier than the army invasion and she or he spoke of her unflinching help for the wrestle for Biafra.
She additionally wished to be alive to witness the emergency of the state of Biafra which she stated was a dream nation for all Igbo at dwelling and within the diaspora.