In a joint resolution signed by Ugwuoke Ibem,National Secretary, MASSOB, and Emma Powerful, Spokesman of IPOB, The two Pro-Biafran groups have decided to call off protests.
The letter read; “We have decided to halt our demonstration,protest to pave way for the much published dialogue on Nnamdi Kanu’s release. Our withdrawal from the major cities of Biafraland is not out of cowardice but to prove maturity,professionalism as a decent self determined group”.
“We hereby issue an ultimatum to the Federal Government to prove their seriousness and sincerity on the much published dialogue on the release of Nnamdi Kanu. We shall continue with our non violence self determination on Biafra. MASSOB ,IPOB will never relent or backside on the agitation for Biafra actualization. We condemn the stupidity,sabotage statement of Ralph Uwazuruike that IPOB, MASSOB introduced violence in Biafra struggle”.
“Uwazuruike is a drowning man who is living on yesterday shadow. Uwazuruike has lost his grip on Biafra issues because of his deviation,compromise,open romance with Nigeria Government which has grossly affected his personality. We warn Uwazuruike and his brainwashed group to stop dragging MASSOB,IPOB into a shameless, Unclad dance of visionless, missionless,blind existence.”
The two pro-Biafra groups called off protests and demonstrations to give Federal Government room for dialogue. The decision precipitated for a dialogue to secure the release of Nnamdi Kanu among other issues of neglect and marginalization of the Igbo people.
Omolara Adegoke- Abuja
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