The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has provided ‘proof’ on his claims that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is from Cameroon.
Nnamdi Kanu was asked by some Nigerians to give meaning to his recent claim about Atiku by showing proofs.
In a radio broadcast from London, the United Kingdom on Sunday night, Kanu clarified his comments, insisting that Atiku was originally from Cameroon but a product of 1961 referendum.
According to him, “Let me make it very clear that my reference to Atiku being born a Camerounian has nothing to do with his suitability to contest the office of the presidency of Nigeria because that is the business of Nigerians, I am a Biafran.
“I was merely referencing the 1961 referendum that brought his part of Adamawa into Nigeria as a valid example that referendum is not an alien concept in Nigeria.
“Before we proceed any further tonight, I want those of you with Internet acmes to please go to Google and search for 1961 Referendum Nigeria.
The following are the results you will get:
1961 British Cameroons referendum – Wikipedia
“A referendum was held in British Cameroons on 11 February 1961 to determine whether the territory should join neighbouring Cameroon or Nigeria. The option …