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“He’ll soon be released” – Reps Deputy Speaker gives update after meeting Nnamdi Kanu

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu confirmed on Tuesday that he has met with the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPoB), Nnamdi Kanu, a couple of times at the Department of State Security (DSS) facility.

Kalu also expressed high hopes that the IPOB leader will soon regain his freedom.

Hon. Kalu, who disclosed this in a statement through his Chief Press Secretary, Levinus Nwabughiogu.

He expressed excitement over the recent call by 50 members of the 10th House of Representatives led by Hon. Obi Aguocha seeking for the release of the detained IPoB leader.

His words: “I want to sincerely express my profound appreciation to my colleagues from all parts of country and different political parties who made up the 50 lawmakers that recently lent their voices to the appeal for the release of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

“The call signifies oneness of purpose and noble objective: that we are one people and what affects one, also affects another. I have always emphasized that united we stand, divided we fall.

“I want to assure them that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is interested in the peace and development of the South East and given his genuine love for the zone and the appeals so far made, a political solution is imminent in resolving the case of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

“The voices of my brothers in the parliament are indeed inspiring and I cannot thank them and other Nigerians enough for queuing behind me.”