Chidi, can you give me names of some Urhobo, Ibibio, Oron, Annang, Ijaw, and Benin agitating for Biafra? All the leaders of MASSOB and IPOB are Igbo and why do you think it is legitimate for Igbo led organisations to demand plebiscites in non-Igbo ethnic state if they want to be part of an Igbo republic? Recently I read about Akio Briggs convening a meeting of The Niger Delta Self-Determination Moment which excluded Igbo mainland.
Skickat: den 4 mars 2017 21:32
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You cannot stay where you are, far removed from the scene and determine who is or who is not forcefully copted into Biafra.
I witnessed the last IPOB rally in Port Harcourt(my base), I know the members of the ethnic nationalities I saw on the rally and I can tell you that most are not Igbos, going by the languages they spoke and the ethnic songs they sang. The zeal they exhibited did not suggest that they were forced to participate.
Anyway, forcefully copting people into Biafra is not possible, since there will be referendum most likely to be conducted by the United Nations. During the referendum, parties can always vote to opt out.
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