The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said ongoing investigations have revealed a serving member of the National Assembly as one of the high-profile financiers of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu; and the Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho.

He said his regime was vigorously pursuing the financiers whom he refused to name.

Buhari disclosed this in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 61st independence on Friday.

He said while his regime would continue to work on dialogue-based solutions to address legitimate grievances, it would take decisive actions against secessionist agitators and their sponsors.

The President insisted that Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable.

He said, “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable. And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all come together with a common goal of having peace and prosperity for our nation.

“We shall continue to work on dialogue-based solutions to address legitimate grievances. But we remain ready to take decisive actions against secessionist agitators and their sponsors who threaten our national security.

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