The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disclosed that its members would protest against President Muhammadu Buhari during the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) holding in New York, USA.
ORIENTAL TIMES recalls that Buhari alongside governors and cabinet members, on Sunday, departed Nigeria for New York to attend the74th UNGA.
Reacting, IPOB Spokesperson, Emma Powerful said that the protest was to condemn the continued onslaught, arrest and secret abduction of its members by security agents.
The pro-Biafra activist said: “Our members in the US are on ground waiting for Buhari to appear in the United Nations General Assembly this week, the General assembly is scheduled to start holding deliberation from 25th of September 2019 in the city of New York.
“Our people in the US must make every arrangement necessary to protest against Buhari and his government in Nigeria during this upcoming summit to prove our resoluteness and determination for the coming of Biafra.
“The world leaders must understand why they must support outright freedom of Biafra people from Nigeria without much delay.
“Buhari and his Fulani government in Nigeria have totally destroyed this country and we must let the world know what Nigeria has become.
“IPOB is going to stage a powerful protest against him in US for the purpose of standing against the continued and incessant killing, arrest and secret abductions of Biafrans both men, women and in a very broad range to stop IPOB from demanding their rights for free state of Biafran nation. The whole world will see IPOB right in front of UN headquarters in New York.”
He added that IPOB will not retreat nor relent in the pursuit for free and liberation of Biafran people.
“Our meeting with UN officials last week were frank and forthright. If there were doubts before in their minds that Nigeria is one almighty calamity, the feeling we got after our discussions is that they now have a proper appreciation and deeper understanding of how irredeemably hopeless the case for one Nigeria has become in light of the reign of impunity, poverty, repression, unbridled corruption and collapse of the legal system.
“The well-marshalled case for Biafra self-determination by our leader and prophet of our time Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was all too apparent for them to see and persuasively argued to their understanding that IPOB will not retreat nor relent in the pursuit for free and liberation of Biafran people,” Powerful said.