Sixteen different groups with bases in the south-western part of Nigeria have backed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as the latter plans a massive protest for Friday, September 19, 2016 to call attention to the continued detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
The groups are fusing under the aegis of Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) and have said they are throwing their weights behind the open protest.
The groups include: The Christian Awareness Mission Group(CAMG), Passengers Fundamental Rights Group (PATRGIA), The Islamic Political Awareness Group (TIPAG), Centre for Social Justice and Equity of Nigeria(CESJEN), Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS), Veteran Groups for Operation Clean Crusade (VGOCC), Apata-Aiyeraye Social Political Volunteer Group (ASPVG), De-Mainstream Independent Group (DMIG) and the Coalition Against Illegal Arrest & Unlawful Detention (CAIA&UD).
Others are the Centre for Constitutional Rights and Counter Corruption Crusader, Save Lagos Group (SLG), The Conscience Mainstream (TCM), African Masses Voices for Survival (AMVS), The Christians Youths for the Peoples’ Rights and Development (CYPRD), Islamic Movement for Muslims’ Rights (IMMR), Divine Nigerians Liberators for Peoples’ Fundamental Rights (DNLPFR) and The Christians Volunteers Groups for Good Governance in Nigeria (TCVGGGN).
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