IPOB, the Biafra group, has appointed a replacement for Nnamdi Kanu, he is Simon Ekpa.
Following the detention of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, one of the arrowheads of the struggle for the state of Biafra in Finland, Simon Ekpa, has been nominated to take over daily transmission on Radio Biafra.
NG Times has learned that Simon Ekpa announced Nnamdi Kanu’s replacement on his official Facebook page, where he stated that it is an honor to serve the Biafra country and a call to serve freedom lovers.
Simon Ekpa said: “Our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi on this day, 8th of July 2021 directed that I, Simon Ekpa should start broadcasting from Radio Biafra with immediate effect.
“On this note, it is honour, and at the same time, a call to service, a call to serve Biafra nation, and a call to serve lovers of freedom.“This task, I will do with everything in me to see that we maintain the momentum and the legacy of our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and IPOB.
“I will serve with everything in me and I will double my effort in media, diplomacy, and otherwise to the best interest of Biafra people.
“I am just a servant and I will serve. Our leader will continue to lead this struggle from wherever he is.
“I am Simon Ekpa, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s disciple on Biafra restoration.”
NG Times Online News can report that Nnamdi Kanu replacement, Simon Ekpa LL.M (Master of Laws) is a human rights activist and a legal researcher and advisor.
He is a native of Ngbo in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State in Southeastern Nigeria.
Simon Ekpa is said to be a chief and one of those in line to the throne as the son of the late King Nwangbo (The Ogaba Idu of Ngbo clan).
Simon has been living in Finland for more than a decade. He is a Finnish citizen and a politician. He was recently elected deputy councillor in his municipality.
Meanwhile, Radio Biafra stands at the centre of the Biafra agitation struggle since its inception.