Biafran political activist, Nnamdi Kanu has called out people describing him as a fugitive, comparing himself to highly-revered religious leaders, Jesus and Muhammad.
Kanu stated this in a Special Broadcast on Radio Biafra on Sunday. The broadcast was monitored by this reporter.
The 53-year-old leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) insists that nothing is going to stop him from pursuing the Biafran dream.
"The anointing of The Almighty is on me," Kanu said.
"I am in a wonderful company.
"Pharaoh went after Moses.
"Prophet Muhammed fled from Mekkah to Medinah.
"So, I am in a very wonderful company.
"Those with the anointing of God, that is how it is.
"You come to kill them, you cannot kill them.
"But Nigerian newspapers would want to give the world the impression that I have a court case and I don't want to appear."
"When you talk about those who escaped state-sponsored assassination, and you mention Moses, Jesus, you will also mention Nnamdi Kanu."
The trial of Nnamdi Kanu has been going on in Nigeria in absentia.
Kanu is facing charges bordering on treasonable felony instituted against him in response to years of campaign for the Independent Republic of Biafra through IPOB.
He was granted bail in April 2017 for health reasons but skipped his bail after reportedly flouting all the conditions given to him by the court.
It was the same year he was last seen in Nigeria. From abroad, he has continued to preach the Biafran message.