IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
The self-acclaimed leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has told “Nigerian cabal” to prepare to go to jail if they fail to provide evidence to counter his claims that President Muhammadu Buhari is being “impersonated”.
Concise News reports that since the pro-Biafra activist came out of hiding in October after the military invasion of his community in Abia State, southeast Nigeria, last year, he has been alleging that President Buhari is an imposter whose real name is Jibril Aminu Al-Sudani from Sudan.
But Buhari, while speaking in Poland, where he attended a climate change summit, said he would soon celebrate his 76th birthday, adding that “a lot of people hoped that I died during my ill health. Somebody just thought I am cloned, … it is real me I can assure you”.
Reacting on Saturday during a live broadcast via radio Biafra, Kanu reechoed that President Buhari is an “impostor” and not cloned as the President said.
In response, the Presidency through the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, described Kanu’s “six facts” as ‘false’.
Mohammed, who spoke to journalists in Abuja on Monday, said the report was an influence from opposition parties ahead of 2019 general elections, stressing that the President gained access to his office in Aso Rock.
However, Kanu has now taken to Twitter to challenge the Federal Government to counter his claims, noting that he released seven “scientific findings of late President Buhari” to prove “Jubril” is an impostor.
The secessionist leader tweeted: “I released 7 scientific findings of late President Buhari compared to Palm print Fulfude language Height Deformed ear Baldness Wrinkled hands Younger look The cabal in should provide proof to counterclaim my allegations or get ready for prison,” the tweet added.
Kanu is leading a group seeking secession from Nigeria. The group has since been proscribed by the Nigerian Government.