Monday, 19 September 2016

IPOB Officials Declared September 23 as Worldwide Protest Day




The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Directorate of State (DOS) worldwide has declared 23rd September 2016 as the day for Biafrans worldwide to protest against the continued detention of its leader Dr. Nnamdi Kanu and for the freedom of Biafra people.
According to source, the statement was signed by the Media and Publicity Officer, Mr. Emma Powerful, IPOB said the worldwide protest will take place in all the countries across the globe except in Biafra land and Nigeria where church service will be held instead of protest.
Source said that the statement read, “Every IPOB member and other Biafrans living in Nigeria and Biafra land will stay in their home on that day. We also ask that all markets, schools, bank, transport companies and manufacturing companies to close on that day in solidarity with the overall objectives of the Biafra restoration process irrespective of your persuasion or affiliation.
He added, “Again we call on Okada riders, Keke drivers, Bus drivers, luxurious bus owners and drivers. The Nine Loaders (911 drivers and owners) the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and National Association of Transport Owners (NATO) are advised to withdraw their vehicles from the roads on that day in solidarity with IPOB worldwide for the release of our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and for the total liberation of Biafra people.
The statement also read, “We also advise every Biafran to switch off their communication devices especially mobile phones on that day from 8 Am in the morning to 4Pm in the evening in solidarity. This will let the world know including communication companies, that Biafrans are serious towards the release of their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the restoration of the ancient and scared sovereignty of God’s nation Biafra.

According to same source, the Directorate of State DOS of the Indigenous People of Biafra has decided that only Biafranland and Nigeria are exempt from street protests on this occasion however any country where there are IPOB family units that does not  participate in this global event will be shut down immediately by the DOS.”
---