Read why veteran Nollywood actor is begging Buhari to release Kanu

Lagos—Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo. O. Kanayo, is pleading with President Muhammadu Buhari to release detained pro-Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu from detention

According to reports by Daily reports, Kanayo, in a video on his Instagram page on Tuesday, made the plea while celebrating his 60th birthday.

The actor said he is saddened by the insecurity in the South East and begged Buhari to use his executive power to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

He said: “My dear president and father of the nation, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I hope this message meets you, well sir? My name is Kanayo O. Kanayo, I’m an actor and a lawyer, and I hold a national honor as a member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“Sir, on this occasion of my 60th birthday, I want to appeal to you as a son and a patriotic citizen whose industry contributes meaningfully to the Nation’s GDP.”

He continued: “I’m deeply pained by the loss of lives, wanton killings, and general insecurity in the land.

“You’re the father of the nation with numerous sons and daughters including Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Sir, the buck stops at your table, I know and appreciate that Nnamdi Kanu’s case is before the court and you usually do not like to interfere with court cases but at this stage of heightened tension, you are a president with executive powers.

“My appeal sir, biko (Please) release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, it is my 60th birthday appeal. Thank you, sir.”

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