Nigerian-Finnish Simon Ekpa has been appointed to succeed Mazi Nnamdi Kanu as the Head of Radio Biafra.

Simon Ekpa is a sturdy member of the IPOB and he hails from Ngbo in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State in Southeastern Nigeria. 

Simon has been a resident of Finland for over 10 years. He is a politician and a citizen of Finland. In his municipality, he was recently appointed as a deputy councillor. Taking to his Facebook page, Simon Ekpa expressed his delight on being handed the mandate to oversee the affairs of Radio Biafra. He was once in the Finnish army.

Simon Ekpa wrote: “Our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi on this day, 8th of July 2021 directed that I, Simon Ekpa should start broadcasting from Radio Biafra with immediate effect.

“On this note, it is honour, and at the same time, a call to service, a call to serve 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.

“I will serve with everything in me and I will double my effort in media, diplomacy, and otherwise to the best interest of Biafra people.

“I am just a servant and I will serve. Our leader will continue to lead this struggle from wherever he is. I am Simon Ekpa, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s disciple on Biafra restoration.”