Nigeria President Buhari Must Meet Nnamdi Kanu, Says Obasanjo. See Why 
  • Nigeria President Buhari Must Meet Nnamdi Kanu, Says Former Leader

Former Nigerian President, , has stated that should, as a matter of urgency, meet with Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, before the current crisis gets out of hand.

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Speaking to  in , Obasanjo—who served as Nigeria’s first elected head of state from 1999 to 2007—says that the heavy-handed tactics of the Nigerian state against pro-Biafra activists, a secessionist movement that is pushing for an independent state, have not succeeded, and a more conciliatory approach is needed.

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According to OBJ, there was nothing wrong with Buhari meeting with Kanu, according to Newsweek.

“I don’t see anything wrong in that [Buhari meeting with Kanu]. I would not object to that; if anything, I would encourage it,”

 

“I would want to meet Kanu myself and talk to people like him, people of his age, [and ask:] ‘What are your worries?’ Not only from the southeast but from all parts of Nigeria.”

He stated that the Army’s harsh retaliation against pro-Biafra support is “not the solution.”

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