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Obasanjo Clarifies Role In Campaign To Free Nnamdi Kanu



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President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied discussing the release of Nnamdi Kanu with the South East governors in Enugu on Tuesday as severally reported in some news portals (Not

The former president’s denial was contained in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media Kehinde Akinyemi issued to newsmen on Wednesday in Abeokuta.

He said that contrary to media reports, the former President and Chief Emeka Anyaoku met with the governors on their own invitation to discuss regional development issues.

Akinyemi said that the purported release of Kanu by the Federal Government was not part of it.

He said that the regional development issues include security and infrastructure, economic and cooperative collaboration among others.

“The meeting with them was at my invitation and of  Anyaoku before their summit began.

“The issue of Nnamdi Kanu was not on the agenda and was not discussed in my presence,” the statement quoted Obasanjo. (NAN) reports that besides the issues over Nnamdi Kanu as echoed by the media aide of President Obasanjo that

The South-East Governors has resolved to interface with the Federal Government to secure the release of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

The forum also resolved to visit President Bola Tinubu to discuss pressing issues concerning the South- East region.

These are contained in a communique issued and signed by the South-East Governors Forum at the end of its meeting in the Government House, Enugu.

The governors are Alex Otti of Abia, Hope Uzodimma of Imo, Charles Soludo of Anambra and Francis Nwifuru of it Ebonyi States while Enugu State Gov. Peter Mbah is the host.

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