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Posted: Oct 26, 2016 at 4:16 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Chukwujekwu Ilozue

Awka – The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disassociated itself from the planed all Igbo summit scheduled to hold in Uturu next month saying the organizers are seeking attention from the Presidency.
IPOB in a message by its media and publicity secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, accused the organisers of  “going about bandying the noble name of the great IPOB, in their emails to each other, as they prepare for their Aso Rock-sponsored Igbo summit”, warning them to desist from including IPOB in their emails.
It said: “We are not part of and cannot be part of the fraudulent so called All Igbo Summit Scheduled next month at Uturu, Abia State.

“The group of ex-this and ex-that who had earlier planned to host Gen. Buhari, in our region, until they were told that such mindless scheme could only lead to bloodshed, have now resorted to telling everybody that they are planning our future at the so called Igbo Summit”.
IPOB wondered why the organizers suddenly woke up now and determined to hold a summit now and wondered if it not connected with their fears that they have become irrelevant in the scheme of things.
This is why, they said, the group is struggling to reinvent themselves by hoping to become relevant with a completely unhelpful summit, that would achieve absolutely nothing.

IPOB accused the Igbo leaders of squandering 46 years they had to plan the future of the Eastern Region, but  all they did was subvert and undermine group interest as they all pursued individual accommodation in the failed and oppressive governments of Nigeria, since 1970, both in military and civilian administration.
It is for this reason, IPOB said, that it finds it provocative when the same people “who have made a life-long carrier in trading-off the group interest of our region for individual gain to turn around now to include IPOB in their ill-fated racket, called summit