Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday reacted to the suspension of Channels Tv by the Federal Authorities’s Nationwide Broadcasting Fee.
Kanu who described the motion as irrational, draconian and hypocritical, confused that Nigeria was beneath the rule of a tyrant.
The Nationwide Broadcasting Fee, NBC, had suspended Channels Tv for interviewing IPOB’s Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Emma Highly effective and for permitting him to make inciting declarations on air with out warning.
Reacting, Kanu mentioned the suspension was a affirmation that the Federal Authorities can’t be trusted.
He spoke by way of Highly effective in an announcement that reads: “The eye of the worldwide household of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice and indomitable chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been drawn to the latest pronouncement by the hypocritical Nigeria Broadcasting Company (NBC) that they’ve suspended and fined Channels Tv for conducting a stay and uncensored phone interview with our Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Highly effective on their prime time information present.
“This irrational, draconian and hypocritical motion of the Federal Authorities by way of its company, the NBC has merely confirmed our long-standing place that Nigeria is at present beneath a tyrant whose mission is to actualise complete Islamisation and Fulani conquest of the nation. We’re not stunned however together with all good women and men of conscience, we strongly condemn, within the strongest attainable phrases, this depraved and undemocratic motion.
“What number of occasions has the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gunmi met with Fulani terrorists and Fulani bandits and the result of their parley aired on nationwide televisions with out NBC bathing an eyelid? What number of occasions has the Boko Haram chief, Shekau’s message and threats been aired uncensored on nationwide tv with out NBC imposing any sanctions on NTA?
“We’ve at all times mentioned it that Nigeria and its safety businesses lose sleep when a matter has to do with IPOB and Biafra. Nigeria has not sanctioned her Minister of Communications, a identified terror apologist and staunch supporter of mass murderers, but she is utilizing state devices of intimidation towards an harmless media home for interviewing a spokesperson of a persecuted folks.
“Why is Nigeria at all times afraid of the reality? After spreading blatant falsehood about the way it murdered Ikonso, the Imo State Commander of Estern Safety Community (ESN), IPOB was contacted to place the data straight, after which all hell broke free at NBC.
“That Aso Rock viciously and wickedly turned towards their long run buddy, Channels Tv, tells you all it’s good to learn about Fulani Janjaweedism. It confirms that you would be able to’t be mates with this bunch of hardened terrorists in energy in Nigeria.
“Nigerian media initially failed to analyze and report the correct details about the loss of life of Commander Ikonso and people with him. Sections of the media solely peddled lies and pretend information dished out by the identical safety businesses that murdered Ikonso in his sleep.”