The family the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has fixed date for the burial of their parents, late His Royal Majesty Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and late Lolo Sally Okwu Kanu, the monarch of Afara-Ibeku community in Umuahia Abia State.
Spokesperson of the family, Prince Emmanuel Okwu Kanu, younger brother of Nnamdi Kanu, said the parents will be buried on 14th February 2020.
He described the burial as “Saints Kanu the lovers burial”.
While addressing members of IPOB Isiala Ngwa local governments, during their condolence visits on Monday, Prince Kanu says that the death of his parents proves that Biafra has come.
“Death is a natural phenomenon awaiting every living thing, my father use to tell me same thing while he was still alive.
Prince Emmanuel said; “However, everyone of us must have it in mind that this is the last sacrifice. After the deaths of my parents, so many things began to happen. Things that were difficult initially became so easy.
“….in all, I am praying to our fallen heroes and heroines to join forces with my parents towards the struggle, while we that are living do same.
“Biafra has come, because, after the death of my mom, I had that conviction then followed my dad. Then I knew that it is complete, because I can attest to the fact that there have been alot of improvements in the struggle since their deaths.
“Their burial date has been fixed, and it’s on 14th February. We had it captioned ‘Saints Kanu, The Lovers Burial.”