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I'm ready for negotiation, says Nnamdi Kanu

13 August 2016, 20:43

Abuja - Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has claimed that he is willing to enter into negotiations with the Federal Government in order to secure his release.

According to Punch, Kanu said that although he is open to talks, he would not renounce his ideology because "IPOB is bigger than him".

Also read: Kanu sends message to Buhari, militants from prison

"The issue of IPOB is beyond him, he is open to negotiation. We are not against discussion on this issue. A political solution will be easily achieved than legal solution but Kanu must be released unconditionally," a statement released by Kanu's lawyers Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Amobi Nzelu, read.

In reaction to allegations alluding to links between IPOB and the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), Kanu denied the connection, stating the public should ignore any falsehood being spread by MEND, Vanguard reports.

Read more at Punch

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