Former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, paid a visit to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who is currently in holding at the custody of Department of State Services, DSS.
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Exclusive reports made available to LatestNGnews reads that Senator Orji Uzor Kalu said that he encouraged his brother, Nnamdi Kanu to consider the consequences of certain actions and utterances “for the sake of Igbo people” after pointing out that his ideology and Kanu’s “are totally different”.
He made his visit to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu public ion a post he shared on his verified facebook page which reads;
This afternoon, I visited my brother, Maazi Nnamdi Kanu in DSS custody , Abuja . I met him in good health and care and we discussed as ‘Umunne’.
In 2001 when I was Governor, I made his father Eze Israel Okwu Kanu traditional ruler of Akwara Ukwu and since then the family has been very close to me .
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I understand that Nnamdi has an insane amount of people rooting for his back home and I encouraged him to consider the consequences of certain actions and utterances for the sake of the same people.
Even though, my ideology and his ideology are totally different , God has made us brothers and we can’t run away from each other. I owe him and Nigerians good counseling …
Whether he and his family listens to me or not, I will continue counseling him as I have always done in the past. What we need most is a peaceful and secured society.
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu who is currently in a DSS holding facility is facing terrorism-related charges before Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja, and his trial is adjourned till January 2022.