The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB,Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed those bankrolling the Finland based self-acclaimed freedom fighter, Simon Ekpa.
Kanu made the revelation through his lawyer, Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, on Monday.
The legal practitioner in a Twitter post, while giving updates on his visit to Kanu who has been held in DSS custody, said the IPOB leader gave a directive on how to deal with those enforcing sit-at-home in Southeast.
“Nnamdi Kanu was very emphatic that Simon Ekpa is procured and fully bankrolled by the Nigerian Government for the purpose of causing unrest in our region”, Ejiofor said.
According to him, Ekpa is being sponsored to destabilize a once peaceful region.
He quoted Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to have said that whoever is observing the sit-at-home order is working for the “enemy” to destroy the economic activities in the East.
“Onyendu used the opportunity provided by the visit, to remind our people and all Ezigbo Umuchineke to note that whoever still goes about to observe any unauthorized sit-at-home directive, should know that he or she is working for the Nigerian Government to destroy our once peaceful land.
“Onyendu directed our people to check records of freedom fighters across the world and tell or identify anybody, if any, whose style of liberating his or her people, is to impose economic hardship and unimaginable terror on the same people.
“Onyendu observed that the evil activities of these marauders, which have no connection with freedom fighting, also extends to perpetration of all forms of violent crimes in our region, which include but are not limited to kidnapping and killings.
“Other far-reaching directives Onyendu handed down today on how to nip the activities of Ekpa and his criminal cohorts in the bud, shall remain private.