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Nnamdi kanu is Right,ATIKU is a Cameronian-Fredrick nwabufor.

Before
I give a historical perspective on the veracity of Nnamdi Kanu’s claim
that Atiku Abubakar is “originally from Cameroon”, I must say this about
this disturbed personality.

Kanu
is a disadvantaged character who does not take himself seriously, but
who some lost Igbo sons and daughters, in terrible need of guidance,
take seriously.

I
do not think he regards much of the rottenness that proceeds from his
vocal aperture. I believe he laughs at himself and takes a dip with the
cacophony that his bizarre utterances and “commandments” effectuate.

Kanu is a “little scared figure” with the ego of a planet. He is what happens when elders fail, and the people yearn for guidance; a lodestar to show them the way. Whoever emerges to cater to their sentiments is king.

But
I think Kanu knows he has thousands of young impressionable minds in
his thrall; so he provides them fodder to feed their sentiments,
curiosity, bias and confusion. This is how he keeps his business
enterprise alive.

It
is all about “influencing”. Kanu is not different from Speed
Darlington, the Instagram clown, who markets products for clients by
making wry comedy out of them.

The more controversial he gets, the more his influence and the more financial endorsements from “sponsors”.

When
Kanu marketed the Buhari body-double conspiracy theory, he scored a big
one. Many Nigerians, including professors swallowed the garbage. I read
as some professors theorised about the possibility of his claim and
shuddered at the “certificated ignorance”.

I
was surprised that only a few people realised that Kanu was delivering a
PR assignment – denuding Buhari. And he was successful at it. President
Buhari had to succumb to pressure to confirm his own existence.

But
now, he says Atiku is “originally from Cameroon”, and that the PDP
presidential candidate became a Nigerian when his region through a
referendum became part of Nigeria.

Is he right? Is there a method to his madness? Yes. Kanu may not be entirely wrong.

On
11 February 1961, a plebiscite was held in British Cameroons to
determine which parts of the territory would stay in Cameroon or align
with Nigeria. While northern Cameroon favoured a union with Nigeria,
southern Cameroon wanted an alignment with the mother country.  On 1
June, 1961, northern Cameroon became part of Nigeria, and on 1 October
1961, the southern territory dissolved into Cameroon.

And
really, much of the present day Adamawa state in Nigeria is part of the
old northern Cameroon. In fact, there is a region called “Adamawa” in
Cameroon today. And even the kingdom of the Lamido of Adamawa stretches
into Cameroon. Atiku’s hometown, Jada, was a part of Ganye, which was
the headquarters of the British Cameroons.

However, Kanu’s claim, though historically correct, is for exploitative propaganda purposes.

Kanu does not believe in Biafra, he only believes in the idea of making a living by selling an illusory kingdom.

Biafra is just merchandise for him.

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