The written request by The Interview was dated January 26, 2016, but that letter never really left the drawer, so it was impossible to get an interview with the founder of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike.
While the country is riveted on the so-called quit notice by Arewa youths for Igbos to leave the north by October 1, we picked up a lead that all was not well inside the ‘House of Biafra’ and decided to follow up.
When people say that still water runs deep, Aminu Bello Masari might just be the one they have in mind. The former Speaker of the House of Representatives (2003-2007) and gofKatsina State has the steely cool quality valuable for attack and defence.
Our first attempt was nine months ago. That was when President Muhammadu Buhari was planning to mark his 100 days in office. The special adviser to the president on media, Mr. Femi Adesina, had pencilled in The Interview as one of the media houses to interview Buhari.
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