Valentine’s day, Friday, February 14, 2020, has been set aside for the burial of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu.
YaahooJournalist reports that Prince Emmanuel Okwu Kanu, the youngest son of the late monarch disclosed this on Monday while addressing members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from Isiala Ngwa local government area of Abia state who paid the family a condolence visit.
Addressing the IPOB members, Prince Kanu said that the death of his parents proves that Biafra has come.
His words: “Death is a natural phenomenon awaiting every living thing, my father use to tell me same thing while he was still alive.
“Death is a natural phenomenon awaiting every living thing, my father use to tell me same thing while he was still alive.
”However, every one of us must have it in mind that this is the last sacrifice. After the deaths of my parents, so many things began to happen. Things that were difficult initially became so easy.
Nnamdi Kanu parents burial
“In all, I am praying to our fallen heroes and heroines to join forces with my parents towards the struggle, while we that are living do same.
“Biafra has come, because, after the death of my mom, I had that conviction then followed my dad. Then I knew that it is complete because I can attest to the fact that there have been a lot of improvements in the struggle since their deaths.
“Their burial date has been fixed, and it’s on 14th February. We had it captioned ‘Saints Kanu, The Lovers Burial,’ Prince Emmanuel concluded.
YaahooJournalist recalls that Eze Kanu’s death was confirmed by the traditional council of his community led by Edward Ibeabuchi in December 2019, four months after his wife, Ugoeze Sally Kanu, died in Germany.