There are indications that state governors in South East region of the country, are planning to rebuild the palace of the father of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB was damaged by the Nigerian Army during an attack on the fugitive IPOB leader some months ago.
The leadership of five different Pro-Biafra group met yesterday and commended Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State for his assurance that the South East governors would rebuild the palace of the monarch, and appealed for a close relationship among Ndigbo and other ethnic nationalities in Biafra land.
In a statement issued in Abakaliki and signed by Comrade Emeka Ibekwe for Biafra Independence Organization; Comrade Philip Umenna for Igbo Revolutionary Movement; Comrade Sunday James Achu for Eastern Peoples Renewal; Rev Kingsley Olisa for Biafra Clergy Network; and Comrade Victor Akpanaka for Biafra Security Network, the groups further appealed for close relationship among Ndigbo and other ethnic nationalities in Igbo land. They said:
“The leadership of five pro-Biafra groups met yesterday and resolved to work and promote a conscious brotherhood and synergy among all pro-Biafra agitators.”
“We agreed to work together as one family in unison with other pro-Biafra groups that could not attend our meeting. “Pro-Biafra groups should intensify efforts in grassroot sensitization and mobilizations for greater home awareness of Biafra referendum that will determine the acceptability of Biafra by the people of Biafra.
“Pro-Biafra groups should explore every necessary means, including political, economical and religious means for effective actualization and restoration of the sovereign state of Biafra.”
We shall be involved in the political determinations of governance of our region. We shall be stakeholders in electing, deciding and establishing a Biafra- oriented political force that will not be a stooge in national assembly and state governments.”