Femi Fani-Kayode has criticised the Nigerian Army for allegedly assaulting members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
In a post on his Facebook page on Thursday, the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the quest for self-determination can not be stopped by the force of arms.
The slaughter of innocent civilians by soldiers must stop. Yesterday it was the Shiite Muslims. Today it is the Igbo. Tomorrow it could be you.
Anyone that believes that a separatist movement or the quest for self-determination can be stopped by the force of arms alone has no knowledge of world history.
The more people you torture and kill, the more the agitation will blossom and grow. The shedding of innocent blood energises, spreads and fortifies the cause for which it was shed.
This is a spiritual principle with practical consequences. It is a deep and mystical truism. The blood of martyrs is never shed in vain.
It cries to God in heaven for vengeance and it haunts and torments those that shed it from generation to generation.