The appointment was revealed by Ekpa on his official Facebook page on July 8, 2021.
He said; “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.”
He is a native of Ngbo, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
He is said to be a chief and one of those in line to the throne as the son of the late King Nwangbo (The Ogaba Idu of Ngbo clan).
Simon is a Finnish citizen and a politician. He was recently elected deputy councillor in his municipality.