Pro-Biafra group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has extended a hand of fellowship to the Niger Delta freedom fighters, the Avengers.
A release from the group, jointly signed by Barr. Emma Mmezu and Dr. Clifford Iroanya respectively, indicates that IPOB is not among the pro-Biafra groups that have compromised their Biafra struggle, pointing out that they are solidly behind the Avengers in their liberation struggle.
According to the release, the Avengers are fighting against what they described as ‘Islamic enslavement’ and should be supported by all, especially the pro-Biafra agitators.
“IPOB, under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, hereby state that we support our kith and kin – the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, who are fighting for the freedom of our people from the enslaving Islamic Republic of Nigerian Government. We want to place it on record that IPOB under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has no connection with some groups who are claiming on the pages of Nigerian newspapers that they do not support our fellow freedom fighters – the NDA.
“We make reference to a particular group which is a well-known turncoat and their leader who has been bribed with oil blocks allocations in the oil-rich areas of Biafraland. This same compromised group is known to have started the ugly incidence of kidnapping in Biafraland and their members often used as thugs and hired killers for politicians in Nigeria.
“The NDA have consistently stated that the release of IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is a precondition for any discussion with Nigeria. Unfortunately and disgracefully, the incompetent and intellectually challenged Nigerian Government has swept this demand under the carpet while magnifying the notion of amnesty payments and resource control as reasons for the NDA‘s actions.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the NDA is fighting for the freedom of the people of Biafra and …Read More
Source:: Nigerian Pilot