Emeka Ojukwu Jr., son of the late Biafran warlord, Odumegwu Ojukwu, has cautioned Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), to be mindful of his utterance.
Ojukwu started the agitation for the Independent state of Biafra which led to the 1967-1970 Civil War.
President Muhammadu Buhari, in his recent national broadcast, claimed that he and the late Ojukwu had agreed to have a united Nigeria.
However, the president’s statement has not ended the Biafra agitation, as the Kanu-led group is still persistent in its call for secession.
If Nnamdi Kanu shows that he is the person that will bear the torch" his father dropped before he died should go ahead but he is not pleased by the way he is going about it.
I don’t have any problem with that. But my problem with him is (that) the language being used (by him) is not refined – the language is heating up the polity.
I pray that the meeting the South-East senators had with him will ensure that caution is exercised in the language used. I am a party to that.
In fact, that (language used) was the dividing line between the two of us – it started when I said ‘don’t insult people’ and all that but he stuck to that. I didn’t want that to happen because I have a name to protect,” he added.