Members of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) from Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, Austria, Ukraine, Ireland, England, Sweden, Kosovo, Switzerland, Finland, Greece, Hungary and other countries in Europe all assembled in Brussels the capital of Belgium (the headquarters of the European Union parliament) venue for the European Union summit to protest the illegal detention of the Leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. They also said they demand the unconditional release of Mr Kanu who has been detained since October, 2015 by the Nigerian secret police.
It could be recalled that the Federal Government of Nigeria through the DSS has charged Mazi Kanu to both Abuja Chief Magistrate Court and Federal High Courts on crimes bordering on belonging to an unlawful society, managing and coordinating the society and of recent for treasonable felony against the President of Nigeria from 2014 to date. The Justice of the Abuja High Court has unconditionally released Mazi Kanu, who the Nigeria secret police (DSS) has defied court orders to be released. He has since been held against court orders since 17th December 2015.
Yesterday 28th of January 2016, the IPOB in Europe assembled in Brussels, Belgium in-front of the European Union headquarters where it is expected that President Buhari of Nigeria will address the parliament. The members of the body are protesting the illegal detention of their leader, Mazi Kanu who they said has committed no offense. They are demanding the unconditional release of Mr Kanu and freedom for Biafra as an independent state.