The Turkish Government has renounced it support for Independent People of Biafra group which has been blacklisted by the Nigerian government.
In reaction to the viral news that a Turkish diplomat suspected to be speaking for his country was supporting IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, the embassy has denied it in a statement below:
The Embassy of the Republic of Turkey wishes to inform the Nigerian public about the following:
Abdülkadir Erkahraman, a Turkish citizen, has been sharing videos for some time against the Nigerian Government and presents himself as a Turkish diplomat.
Mr. Abdülkadir Erkahraman is neither a diplomat nor a civil servant or an official representative of the Government of Turkey.
The Government of Turkey is committed to the territorial integrity and political unity of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Furthermore, Turkey never supports secessionist activities against the Federal Republic of Nigeria.