BY ALFRED AGUDIEBUBE
Mother to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Kanu, has been confirmed dead.
The IPOB leader in a short video at weekend, confirmed that his mother died in German hospital on the 30th of August, 2019 after battling with illness.
A statement made by Comrade Emma Powerful, IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary, had it that Ugoeze Kanu died from illness that came because of numerous attacks by Nigerian security forces on her Afaraukwu family since 2015.
The statement reads, “We the global family of IPOB felt pain and sorrow for the announcement of sudden death of our mother Mrs and Lolo Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Kanu who died on 30th of August, 2019 who died 10 days after her 67th birthday.
“Her death occured around 10:30pm on 30th of August 2019 in Lansberg Am Lech hospital near Munich in Bavaria after a protracted illness occassioned by the extreme shock and trauma of the deadly military invasion of her home under the guise of Operation Python Dance in September of 2017.
“She had five children and numerous grand children. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu the IPOB leader is the first child. She died of heart failure as a result of the incessant military attacks on her home.
“The trauma of the very brutal Operation Python Dance military imvasion was the tiping point.
“As a peace loving and deeply compassionate mother, she never recovered from the shock of seeing 28 able bodied young men lying dead inside her compound following that invasion.
“Her body has been flown back to Biafraland and received by her husband His Royal Majesty Eze Sir Israel Okwu Kanu.
“Our heart-felt condolences to the entire IPOB family worldwide but more specifically to our indomitable leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his entire family of His Royal Majesty Sir Eze I. O Kanu (Egwu-ukwu II of Afara-Ukwu) on the passing on to glory of the mother of all mothers, late Lolo Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu, the womb that gave birth to the most bravest of all, the sagacious, the indefatigable and the unstoppable enigmatic Leader of IPOB worldwide, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
“IPOB worldwide commiserate with our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and entire family for the irreparable loss and vacuum created by enemy within the family of Biafra.
“We pray to Almighty God Chukwu Okike Abiama to grant us the fortitude to bear the loss. Nne Ugoeze, you are no more pysically here with us but your spirit lives on.
“The struggle that you led with your family members cannot be in vain and we assure you that Biafra independence must come.
“This is to prove to you that we shall not stop nor grow weary until Biafra freedom is totally restored on your behalf and in your honour and that of many others who lost their lives for us to live.
“The precious family of Eze Okwu Kanu and Biafran families you left behind, we lift them to the Most High God Chukwu Okike Abiama in prayers for total and continued divine favour and protection until freedom is totally celebrated in our life time.”
FROM THE TOWER OF TRUTH