The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reiterated that youths from the South-East don’t wish to stay as residents of Nigeria.
It acknowledged that the political class from each South-East and South-South ought to settle for the truth that there is no such thing as a going again on Biafra.
The separatist group additionally disclosed that as an establishment, it may possibly heed the recommendation of Igbo leaders if such is helpful to its members, however added that no person can affect its determination as a gaggle.
IPOB made these revelations whereas reacting to the assertion credited to the previous Anambra Governor, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, who mentioned the sit-at-home protest deliberate by the group is detrimental to the South-East.
The group’s spokesman, Emma Powerful revealed this on Tuesday in a press release.
SaharaReporters had printed on Monday that Ezeife mentioned, “What will we obtain by staying at residence? What will we obtain by making the South-East much less safe? Who bears the brunt of it? Who suffers for it? Such actions will make traders keep away from the South-East. This could make the unemployment state of affairs worsen. So what will we obtain with all these?
“I ought to enchantment to IPOB to not perform their threats. It is just not in our curiosity because it doesn’t assist in any means.”
Reacting, IPOB said. “Former Governor Chukwuemeka Ezeife has the appropriate to say his opinion however has no proper to direct IPOB. IPOB is an establishment that gives pointers for its members.
“Ezeife or any other body can suggest if IPOB likes their suggestions we take it, but if we don’t like it we leave it.”
The secessionist group mentioned the kidnapping and extradition of its chief, Nnamdi Kanu by the Nigerian authorities has revealed the leaders need the nation’s economic system in disarray, and it will assist in getting it achieved.
“Abducting Nnamdi Kanu from Kenya to Nigeria has completely shown that Nigeria definitely with clear evidence want their economy to be in shambles and comatose.
“IPOB will assist them convey the economic system into destroy and down until they launch our chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. We are entitled to no matter we’re doing.
“The only thing we want is the release Nnamdi Kanu and give us a date for a referendum for Biafra to ascertain our fate whether to continue to stay in Nigeria or not. We are sure that every indigenous nationality and tribe in Nigeria wants to opt out of this evil cage British lumped us together in since 1914.
“We are bored with this contraption known as Nigeria and proceed conserving us within the hell gap will proceed to convey Nigeria into catastrophe and economical quagmire.
“Therefore we are calling on global leaders to prevail on Nigeria Government and her partners in crime and Fulani cabals running the country to leave us.
“We are now not within the nation and its authorities and so they should present a date for a referendum as a result of it will not give them good alternative to govern Biafrans and so they should proceed to pressure Biafrans to remain in Nigeria.
“We have made up our minds that we can’t continue staying in Nigeria. This is the point we are making and also this is what our leaders in the South-East and South-South fail to understand that the youths are no longer interested in cattle rearing and terrorist country called Nigeria,” the assertion learn.