Tuesday, 7 June 2016

NEWS:---MASSOB, BIM appeal to UN to divide Nigeria

MASSOB, BIM appeal to UN to
divide Nigeria

– MASSOB, BIM called on UN to divide
– According to pro-Biafra groups this
is the only solution to the current
nation’s problems
Two pro-Biafra groups have appealed to the United
Nations and other world leaders to divide Nigeria
into six geo-political zones to solve the current
Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of
Biafra (MASSOB) stated that giving the six geo-
political zones in Nigeria self rule would be the
only answer to the many problems in the nation
MASSOB alongside with Biafra Independence
Movement (BIM) called on the UN and other super
powers to regard the lives of people that are
killed on a daily basis in Nigeria arising from the
insurgency in the north east and Fulani herdsmen
said to be reportedly affiliated to ISIS and Boko
Chris Mocha, the spokesman, said the proposed
nations comprise South East, (Biafra), South South
(Niger Delta), North East, North West, South West,
(Oduduwa) and North- Central.
He underlined that no amount of preaching on
nationalism can change Nigeria as it is today.
Mocha added that when the proposed zones are
given independence, assets of the citizens of the
different countries will be protected by international
laws, just as mutual agreements will guide the
future relationship of the new republics.
Meanwhile, the group insisted that several of their
supporters were killed last week during the Biafra
anniversary at Nkpor and Onitsha.
It said: “While all the members of BIM/
MASSOB in Anambra central senatorial
district including Nkpor town in Idemili
North Local Government Area celebrated
at Ifite Dunu, our counterparts in Anambra
North including Onitsha converged at the
zonal secretariat, project site at Nteje in
Oyi council area of Anambra state.”

The Biafra remembrance day celebration in honour
of the Biafra fallen heroes who died during the
Biafra/ Nigeria civil war of 1967 to 1970 and those
who died during a peaceful protest and evangelism
in Anambra, Aba Abia, Rivers and Delta states, turned
bloody on May 30 in Onitsha, as the military,
police, members of Indigenous People of Biafra
clashed, killing over 30 people and injuring several