JUST IN: DSS brings IPOB supporter Mama Biafra. from

After several weeks in detention, Ukamaka popularly named Ejezie Mama Biafra, who is reportedly the foster mother of the detained leader of Biafra’s indigenous people, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who was released from security custody on Sunday.

The leader of Kanu’s legal team, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, confirmed her release in a brief statement obtained by The PUNCH.

He said: “I am very pleased to inform you that Mrs. Ukamaka Ejezie (Mama Biafra) has regained her freedom. She is now out of the DSS dungeon. Thank you Chukwuokike Abiama for this huge success.

“We will not admit, all prisoners of conscience, including our tireless client, Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, will soon be freed.

“We in the legal team are doing everything legally permitted to make it happen, we are not resting on our belts at all, rest assured.
Always forward and never back!
We are moving.”

Mama Biafra, a seven-year-old, was arrested during Kanu’s latest court appearance in Abuja on May 18.

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The woman has been his mother since his parents passed away in 2020.

“I saw her in the DSS detention cell after her clothes were washed and spread out on the wall. I demand that she be released because she has committed no crime. She is an old woman and since my mother died I have taken her as my mother. The DSS should release her,” Kanu demanded.

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