The granting of bail to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has sparked jubilation in Rivers state with some of the youths declaring support for Biafra. NAIj.com had reported that Kanu was granted bail on health condition by Justice Binta Nyako on Tuesday, April 25 and this sparked celebration among Igbo youths around the country.
The Punch reports that this celebration spread to the south south especially in Rivers state where youths waved Biafra flags in jubilation. There was much celebration in Ada George road especially among traders and motorists who said there was nothing wrong with Kanu’s Biafra agitation.
Charles Uwandu who is one of the youths said: “We are happy that Nnamdi Kanu has finally been granted bail. We are happy because we recognise his (Kanu) fight for Igbo. We are calling on him to continue in the struggle for Biafra.”
Another youth who simply identified himself as Okechukwu said Kanu’s bail showed that there was hope for Biafra and said he would continue to drink in celebration till Kanu finally gets his release.