The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has claimed that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by Nnamdi Kanu, has been hijacked by cultists, abductors, and armed robbers in society.
Umahi known as on the pro-Biafra group to critically observe the present state of affairs within the South-East area, describing it as worse.
The governor famous this on Tuesday on the Ecumenical Centre in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital, whereas inaugurating members of the South-East Traditional Rulers’ Council.
He stated, “We all know that the Indigenous People of Biafra has been hijacked by cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers in our society and that’s the reason we should ask questions, those that stated that they’re preventing for us, preventing for our marginalisation ought to take a crucial look about our state of affairs immediately.
“Today, it is very difficult to get trucks coming from South or North to the South-East. (This is) self-inflicted injury because we did not do comprehensive harmonisation to see what are the areas of comparative advantage and what are the areas we might see we have been marginalised.
“So of late we came together and told our youth that may we know your area of marginalisation and that is what we have done.”
“You don’t shave our hairs in our absence. We must stand to say enough is enough there is nothing we cannot get in Nigeria through dialogue and understanding.
“Our culture is never what is going on now, so I appeal to you, let’s do more and support our governors,” Umahi added.