The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has implored the Igbos to come home.
MASSOB has reacted to the directives by Coalition of Northern Youths (CYN) to Igbos return home.
The Pro-Biafra group said it is not surprised by the order and as urged Igbos resident in the northern region to begin traveling back to the southeast.
The Coalition of Northern Youths (CNY) in a press conference on Tuesday 6th June, gave the Igbos 3 months to vacate the north. The Statement was made through one of the group’s leaders Alhaji Abdulaziz Suleiman.
CNY also issued threats that from the October 1, it would make it known to the international community that the North is no longer in a federating unit together with the Igbos.
MASSOB leader, Comrade Uche Madu, in a newspaper report, reacted to the order by the Northern youths and also mentioned it came as no surprise at all.
“MASSOB is aware that such rascality will happen. As a matter of fact, this is the only rascality exhibited by sponsored Arewa youths to forcefully exit the people of Biafra residing in Arewa land that MASSOB will 100 per cent support. Their Boko Haram tactics didn’t work as planned. We pledge our total support towards this divinely approved quit notice.
“MASSOB congratulates the Arewa political, religious, traditional and opinion leaders who sponsored their youths wing by using Arewa House in Kaduna for this greatest meeting of a coalition of Islamic fundamentalist,” the group said.
In the statement, MASSOB urged the Igbos to make a return to the Igboland and not wait out the 3 months given for evacuation.
The Pro-Biafra group also implored the members of the Igbo community to start investing more in their region.
“As there is no other alternative to stopping Biafra freedom, the northern leaders have resorted to using their youths wing to start terrorising the people of Biafra living in the northern region. “What they saw during the sit-at-home exercise to mark the
“What they saw during the sit-at-home exercise to mark the 50th-anniversary celebration of Biafra declaration by General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu marvelled them irrespective of the promises made to them by their stooges in Biafra land,” MASSOB noted.