Saturday 12 November, 2016
The imprisoned leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has written the US President-elect, Donald Trump.
Kanu smuggled out a handwritten letter through his friend and conveyed his happiness over Trump’s victory.
The handwritten letter the source said was submitted to the media and publicity department of the IPOB yesterday’s morning.
The letter which was typed and circulated among journalists, read: “Dear Mr. President-elect, it is with great joy that I, Nnamdi Kanu, received the news of your victory as the 45th President of the United States of America.
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“On behalf of the Indigenous People of Biafra, accept my warmest congratulations.
“Mr. President-elect, the American people have given you their mandate and trust.
“They want you to make America great again and also to bring positive changes in the affairs of humanity.
“Your victory has placed a historic and moral burden upon you to liberate enslaved nations in Africa.
“Most of them are trapped in artificially-created boundaries designed to reinforce colonial domination and subjugation.
“Self-determination is a sacred right of all people as demonstrated by the good people of United Kingdom.
“It is imperative to draw historical parallels between your victory and that of the great Dwight Eisenhower.
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“Eisenhower, a fellow Republican, was instrumental in the dismantling of European colonialism in Africa,” the letter read.
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Sources from the presidency have said that smuggled letter has infuriated President Buhari.
The source further disclosed that the President has ordered an immediate investigation on how the letter was leaked.
“I can confirm to you that the President is very angry at a letter circulated from Nnamdi Kanu’s prison cell.
“The President has ordered the DSS to investigate how the letter was leaked and the persons involved.
“Oga might sack some people after the investigation,” the source disclosed.