Kingsley Kanu, younger brother of embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been suspended by the separatist group.
In a statement issued by the National Coordinator of the group in Germany, Collins Chinedu and IPOB’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful, Kingsley was accused of indulging in a series of anti-IPOB activities.
The statement read;
“Mr. Kingsley Kanu has been in the constant habit of flagrantly flouting every IPOB code of conduct, thereby seeing himself as above the laws and often throwing every decorum to the winds.
“Reporting a fellow very hardworking IPOB member to the German Criminal Police contrary to the IPOB Code of conduct and in violation of his oath to the IPOB.
“Issuing orders to his superior officers in the hierarchy of IPOB without the approval of the IPOB Leadership.
“Imposing and parading an expelled IPOB member, Mr. Ogbonna Abraham as the new National Coordinator in Germany with the sole intent to cause division within the existing structure in Germany.
“Ordering his purported national coordinator in German to create another principle servants forum through which IPOB members are being lobbied to join his illegal group and to attend series of his illegally organised online.
“The IPOB in Germany is a registered non profit making organisation under German laws.
“Mr Kingsley Kanu must, therefore, be reminded that further violations of the code of conduct will have serious legal consequences.
“In view of the above stated infractions and anti IPOB activities carried out by Mr. Kingsley Kanu, the lPOB leadership in Germany hereby, unanimously suspends him indefinitely from the family of IPOB in Germany led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu with effect from today, the 21st of January 2023.”