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‘We won’t stop agitation until Biafra Republic is created’

By Nnamdi Akpa, Abakaliki   |   29 December 2016   |   5:13 am

Pro-Biafra-protestsOne of the groups agitating for autonomy in the southeast, Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) yesterday vowed to continue the struggle until their request for sovereignty is granted by the Federal Government.

They said the agitation would end as soon as the Republic of Biafra is separated from the Nigerian nation.According to the group: “There is no reason to talk about a united Nigeria when President Muhammadu Buhari is only concerned about the northern interest and the marginalisation of Ndigbo in the country.”

In a statement in Abakaliki, the leader of BIM Ebonyi South zone, Mr. Sunday Ezaka, stressed that the only solution to lasting peace and political stability of the nation is for the Federal Government to allow sovereignty for the Igbo.

The statement said: “The entire members of BIM MASSOB in Ebonyi South zone support Ralph Uwazuruike, the leader of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) (BIM) and the MASSOB BIM leader, S.O Chukwu for their vision for the Igbo. They have done well more than any other group in the country.

“Today Biafra has come to be a reality and very soon it would be open and clear to everybody. The only thing that will bring peace to Nigeria is for the Federal Government to stop opposing the agitation.

“If Biafra stays on its own, it would help a lot. We have all the minerals resources that would help us to develop and be independent. The government is not helping matters and we blame them for all the deaths of our members since the agitation began.”


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  • Nwaizu Ikechukwu Bruno

    BIM, BIN, MASSOB, BPU, BAN, BLA! BLA!! BLA!!! and innocent youths and toddlers are being brainwashed and sent to their death for political end gains of another set of ha! ha!! ha!!! Ikemba. What a mediocrity. What is the GPS for Biafra. I am advising the people of the East that the should not allow their themselves to be containerized for another Cote de Ivorie and Aso rock tea.

  • ola

    There are some rich people behind these young people that have their own selfish agenda. We all know that the present state of Nigeria is below par and unbearable.South Sudan is lesson to all,its simply about greed and power.

  • If you do not give up you will definitely achieve your desired aim. Ignore the saboteurs amongst you and remain focused. It will not be easy, but please do not be dismayed by nonconstructive side comments. All the best of luck to your struggle.

  • Minotaur

    What’s Biafra. Ojukwu failed secession name? Ojukwu realised his failures and moved on. When did Igbos have any political state and government of their own? Igbos were stateless until the creation of Nigeria. Before then most were slaves bought and sold at Bonny or Calabar. Now you want Biafra? From which historical land

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