The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOP), Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday in Enugu restated his resolve never to give up his agitation for the Republic of Biafra.
He also vowed to challenge his bail conditions which he described as obnoxious and unconstitutional very soon in court.
Kanu spoke when paid a thank-you visit to the Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) in Enugu.
He was received by top members of the ECA, including Mrs. Maria Okwor, Elliot Ugochukwu-Ukoh, among others.
While expressing his gratitude for the support showed to him by the group, Kanu said he chose the option of fighting to liberate the people of Biafra and that there was no going back.
“I have chosen the option that we must be free as a people; that we must be liberated as a race and that we must have every freedom, due to us, God-given and I would not want to go to heaven to experience it; I want to experience it here.
“I thank all of you that worked very hard, especially the Igbo Youth Movement; I must be specific, and the Eastern Consultative Assembly and all the market men, market women, those that closed their shops to see us and all those who made efforts to ensure that I was not consumed.
“I thank all of you; those who contributed to my being here today, because without your pressure, I don’ think I will be here. “However, the work is not done yet, we need to finish it.
“I desire Biafra, I want Biafra, I want nothing else other than Biafra, I will not settle for anything else other than Biafra. That was what I was born to do and that is what I will do till the day Biafra will come that we may live as free men on this very earth as the Most High God, Chukwu Okike Abiama ordained it,” he said.
“On those we left behind, we are making effort to see that they come out because they committed no crime. All we are seeking for is freedom; a return to the values we had before the advent of white men. A situation where people move their cows into our farms and slaughter our people will no longer be acceptable.”
He, however, refused to grant any press interview in apparent compliance with the bail conditions.