Simon Ekpa has reportedly been appointed to head of Radio Biafra, a medium for the secession struggle, following the arrest detention of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Kanu is currently detained at the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.
Simon Ekpa, who is a dual citizen of both Nigeria and Finland, made the announcement t on his official Facebook page.
The post reads in part, “Our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi has directed that I, Simon Ekpa should start broadcasting from Radio Biafra with immediate effect.
“On this note, it is an honour, and at the same time, a call to service, a call to serve the Biafra nation, and a call to serve lovers of freedom.
“This task, I will do with everything in me to see that we maintain the momentum and the legacy of our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and IPOB”.
Simon Ekpa, a human rights activist, was a disciple of Nnamdi Kanu who has worked with the IPOB leader in the struggle for the actualization of Biafra as a sovereign nation in Africa.
NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from SaharaReporters, reports that Simon has been living in Finland for more than a decade. He is a politician who was recently elected deputy councillor in his municipality.