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Imagine What Atiku Advised Tinubu To Do For Nnamdi Kanu Because Soldiers Were Killed In Abia



The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria for 2023, Atiku Abubakar, has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government to take into account a political solution for the situation. involving Kanu, the head of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Atiku’s plea follows the recent murder of five Nigerian soldiers in Aba, Abia State, by members of IPOB during a sit-at-home exercise.

The event on May 30, 2024, has Increased tensions in the area and contributed to the Southeast’s continuing security issues. Former vice president Atiku said he regretted the deaths of the military and citizens and that violence is unacceptable.

Atiku, hoping to defuse the tension in the area, stressed the need to look at a political solution to the Nnamdi Kanu problem in a post on his X account. He proposed that this kind of action would benefit all parties concerned.

Atiku also bemoaned the way the sit- at-home directive affected the way

the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) administered examinations in the Southeast. In order to distinguish between lawful protestors and criminal elements, he demanded that the Unknown Gun Men’s mask be off. Since his forced return to Nigeria from Kenya in June 2021 to face allegations of terrorism, Nnamdi Kanu has been in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS). Kanu is still being held without charge or appeal, even after the Supreme Court recently an earlier ruling by an appellate court that had mandated his release.

Growing worries about the security situation in the Southeast and the need for a comprehensive strategy to address the underlying causes are reflected in Atiku’s plea for a political settlement to the Nnamdi Kanu case. Atiku’s plan seeks to investigate other avenues for reducing tensions and resolving the conflict peacefully, even as the area still struggles with the effects of the sit-at-home directives. and the continuing legal actions.

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