Owerri erupts in joy as court frees Kanu

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Thursday evening, immediately news filtered in that an Appeal Court in Abuja had discharged and acquitted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Across parts of Owerri such as Imo State University Junction area, Ikenegbu, Amakohia, Orji, Okigwe Road and Flyover junction, people were celebrating and ordering for drinks following the development.

At Flyover junction, a commercial driver was seen shouting and honking that Nnamdi Kanu had been freed at last.

He said, “Victory at last. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been freed. It is victory for Biafra.”

At IMSU junction, groups of youths were seen at different quarters shouting and singing following the development.

One of them was heard saying, “Victory has come to Ala Igbo at last. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is a free man. There won’t be sit-at-home again. Glory be to God.”

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