The Ogbia Brotherhood Youth Council (OBYC) yesterday warned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu, to stop “dragging honorable men like former President Goodluck Jonathan into his directionless agitation for a sovereign state’.
The OBYC, in a statement signed by its National President, Dr. Laguo Gilbert, on Monday in Abuja, described Kanu’s statements as most unfortunate and, therefore, advised the public to disregard them.
“Such radical statements remain one of the reasons why the IPOB agitation lacks its required substance.
“The OBYC however advises Mr. Kanu to learn from the mistakes made by the group in the past and its predecessor, as this will be necessary to implement its vision,” the statement said.
He maintained that bringing Jonathan into Biafra issues in such caviling manner would not help or give credence to its deep-rooted rancor.
The IPOB leader had reportedly chided the former president for not completing the East-West road and for doing nothing for his people.
He had described the former president as weak and incompetent.
“I love Yar’Adua and Shehu Shagari. Patience Jonathan would have made a better President than Goodluck,” Kanu said. The Nation