It has been reported that a Cameroonian Separatist Leader, Samuel Sako has denied any alliance with Nnamdi Kanu or his group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Sako, who leads ‘The Interim Government’, a separatist group in southern Cameroon agitating for their own country called ‘Ambazonia’, made this known in a zoom meeting on Friday. He said that reports of an ‘alliance’ with IPOB was an ‘evil deception’ aimed at frustrating the relationship between the group and the Nigerian government.
In his words; “I especially thank the governors of Cross River, Akwa Ibom, and Taraba who have shown our people unparalleled hospitality since the beginning of this war,”.
“I challenge the civil society and the journalists in Nigeria, this is the authority that speaks for the people of Southern Cameroon. We have not and we will not endorse Biafra, that’s the position we have taken. We recognise the right to self-determination of people of the world according to the laws even of Nigeria,”
Sako, 65, said that the reported alliance last April between IPOB and a “so-called Ambazonian Governing Council.” was orchestrated by the Cameroonian government and, possibly, the French Secret Service “to serve as the bogeyman to cow the Nigerian state into an unholy alliance against the legitimate aspiration of the people of Southern Cameroon.”