Monday, 17 October 2016

MASSOB Threated Internal Revolution Against Igbo Leaders




The Movement for the Actualization for the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB on Sunday, threatened to organize an internal revolution against it Political, Traditional, Religious and Opinion Leaders in all Igboland.
According to Punch News, MASSOB which issued the threat is a statement signed by it leader, Comrade Unchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders were Insensitive to the difficult situation of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Dr. Nnamdi Kanu and other detained pro-Biafra activists.
In his statement, read in parts, “The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra blasts Igbo religious, traditional, political and opinion leaders for their nonchalant and insensitive attitude towards the plight of detained Biafra agitators in Nigerian prisons.
“MASSOB charge Igbo leaders to rise up now in defense of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu, David Nwawuisi, Innocent Orji, Sabastine Amadi, Benjamin Onwuka and other detained Biafra agitators across Nigerian prisons.”
He added by asking “What are the primary duties of Igbo senators and federal representatives in Abuja?
“Why must Igbo traditional rulers continue to celebrate ofalas and New Yam festivals while their subjects are still in detention for Igbo cause?  What are the religious leaders still preaching while our brethren are still in prison?”
Source said, Mr. Madu warned that the internal revolution would start if Nnamdi Kanu and others spent the coming Christmas in prison.
He also emphasized that only a few Igbo leaders had supported the activists, the MASSOB leader expressed regret that majority of the Igbo leaders had betrayed the struggle.
In his words he said, “MASSOB still has high respect for few Igbo leaders who unflinchingly and boldly defend the interest and cause of Biafra agitators. Majority of Igbo leaders have brazenly betrayed Igbo cause and interest in Nigeria.
“Where are the likes of Senator Ali Ndume, the Sultan of Sokoto and Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, Senator Bola Tinubu and Governor Ayo Fayose in Igboland?”

Mr. Madu described the likes of Sanusi, Tinubu, Ndume and Fayose as Fearless men had eloquently defended the cause of their people on like the Igbos.
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