Mrs Ukamaka Ejezie, popularly called Mama Biafra, who is the acclaimed foster mother of the detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, was on Sunday released by the Department of State Services (DSS).
The leader of Kanu’s legal team, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, confirmed her release in a short statement.
According to Ejiofor: “I am very delighted to inform you all that Mrs. Ukamaka Ejezie (Mama Biafra) has regained her freedom. She is now out of DSS dungeon. Thank thee Chukwuokike Abiama for this huge success.
“We are not relenting, every prisoners of conscience, including our indefatigable client, Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will soon regain their freedom.
“We in the legal team, are doing everything legally permissible to make it happen, we are not resting on our oars at all, be assured.
“Forward ever and backward never! We move.”
Mama Biafra, a septuagenarian was arrested during Kanu’s last court appearance in Abuja on May 18.
The woman had been acting as the IPOB leader’s mother since his parents died in 2020.