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Why Biafra Must Break Away, Massob Insists

Posted: Sep 10, 2016 at 5:10 am   /   by   /   comments (0)
Daniel Abia
Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has advanced reasons why areas being described as Biafra territories must break away from Nigeria amidst the wide protests that have greeted the agitation in recent times.

The group insisted that Biafra was qualified to secede by the amalgamation of the Southern and Northern protectorate of 1914, designed by the British colonial masters, who forced them to become Nigerians “against our will which is more than 100 years. It stands to reason that Nigeria has expired”.
Rivers state director of information of MASSOB, Engineer Anukem Anthony who quoted the former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, said that Nigeria was a mere geographically expression bonded together.
“Biafra, is the only answer, if separated from Nigeria, will end the Boko Haram saga; reason is that the resources to sponsoring of insurgence are largely from crude oil and gas, which is the backbone of the ONE NIGERIA, they insist.
“Biafra is the only source to return to true Federalism, Regionalism, Resource Control, for the abundant release of fund to boost science and technology, thus to extinguish daily killings, religious conflicts of the Igbos etc. The new American President aspirant, by name Donald Trump, who says that it is quite improper for Muslims and the Christians to live in one country, that if he comes into power he will flush out all Muslims in America.
“In 2003, and 2007 precisely, the United Nations’ Organization (UNO). General Assembly Meeting, it was decided that any session in a country opting to secede and become independent is free to do so.

“President Buhari who attended a meeting with United Nations’ Organization (UNO) said that if they want to grant Palestine freedom to other freedom agitators in the world, should not fail to grant Palestine freedom from the state of is real”, he said.

The MASSOB leader in the state reminded that “culturally, (traditionally and socially) we are not homogeneous. We are not against that. They have every inalienable right to practice whatsoever, in as much as they stay alone. Biafra is the only way to check-mate and Police our borders against insurgence and all kinds of criminality”.Anthony however appealed to all lovers of freedom, human rights activists all over the world and the United Nations’ Organization (UNO) to help in actualizing Biafra in due course, “thus give everlasting peace for generations yet unborn”.