- Pete Edochie dismisses the rumour that he is in support of the call by IPOB for the boycott of election in Anambra state
- The Nollywood actor states that he has maintained silence over the issue for a while
- Edochie says he learnt that the message linking him to IPOB originated from a certain phone number
Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has threatened to place a curse on those linking him to a call by the indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott election in Anambra state.
Edochie issued the threat on Monday, September 12, in reaction to a purported Whatsapp message claiming he was in support of the IPOB call to boycott the coming election in Anambra, Daily Trust reports.
The actor, who said he was angry over the rumour, stated that he had been silent over the issue for a while.
He said: "I just returned from Port-Harcourt yesterday and my attention has been drawn to a publication on WhatsApp allegedly credited to me in respect of IPOB and the call to boycott elections in Anambra.
“A lot of nonsense has been ascribed to me in the past and I have maintained my peace. Now I am very angry.
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“Let me warn. I don’t want to place a curse on anybody, but those who know me will tell you that if I curse it comes to pass, I am 70 years old."
The actor said he learnt that the message linking him to IPOB originated from a certain phone number.
Meanwhile, a counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has raised an alarm saying his client’s home is currently under siege by security operatives.
Speaking exclusively with NAIJ.com, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Kanu’s lawyer, said some soldiers stormed Kanu’s home on Tuesday, September 12, and laid siege on the residence.
In her claim to NAIJ.com, a sister to the IPOB leader, Tonia Kanu, said the soldiers shot at Kanu's window.
"They came in their troops shooting, they shot into the sitting room downstairs.
"They also shot at his window, the window glass are shattered," Tonia said.
In the video below; NAIJ.com TV takes a critical look at Nnamdi Kanu and the struggle for the actualisation of the Republic of Biafra.