Nnamdi Kanu can be likened with Mandela, Sankara, says Gbenga
As Nigerians are perhaps coming to terms with realities , a commentator on AIT facebook has confessed that the Leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra could be likened with the late South African leader, Nelson Mandela, and Thomas Sankara of Burkina Faso for his bravery in the quest for Biafra autonomy despite stiff resistance by the state actors.
This is as a Niger Delta group also recently noted that Kanu had been vindicated going by the threats by Northern youths including the 30-day ultimatum to Southern leaders to accept Ruga settlements.
His words: “My fellow country men, I think it is high time we stop (sic) underestimating this man Kanu. It is crystal clear that he (Kanu) controls the entire East except we want to live in denial, we should understand the implications of neglecting Southeast position.
“However, I do not think a referendum is too much a request from the Igbos at this critical time. So, I advise the federal government to call the various agitating groups to a round table talk, and if they insist on leaving Nigeria so be it. There is no need politicking with people’s lives without a recourse to its after effect. But to think Nnamdi Kanu is not a leader but those by chance politicians is like playing with the truth.
“Mr kanu’s balls must be the
size of a water tank, his authority is reaching high heavens, he does not mince words nor speak in parables, his words are as plain as the day and their meanings lay bare for everyone to grasp.
“Kanu will be ranked in the class of Mandela and Sankara if he can successfully lead Nigeria out of this Unitary mess. I’m a core Yoruba, if you come for my head ….”