The individuals of Ikwerre beneath the aegis of Ikwerre Peoples Congress, IPC on Tuesday cautioned the acclaimed chief of Biafra, Asari Dokubo for placing Ikwerre land and its individuals on his imaginary map.
The IPC, reacting via an announcement despatched to DAILY POST by the Convener, Livingstone Wechie, frowned at claims within the media that the Niger Delta area, which Ikwerre is a serious element of has been mapped out as Biafran land.
The group insisted that Ikwerre land was not a part of the Biafra agenda, therefore Asari Dokubo ought to excuse them as he embarks on his journey of diatribe.
The assertion famous that Ikwerre stays an ethnic block that has its voice and rights of first refusal, therefore, it could not be subservient to another ethnic block.
The group submitted that it wouldn’t have replied to the claims in order to not dignify Dokubo however claimed it was obligatory to place data straight that the land won’t be a part of Biafra.
They questioned how Asari Dokubo has been so inconsistent with points that hassle on Niger Delta, sustaining that Ikwerre individuals won’t be subservient to any area.
They cautioned anybody within the Biafra agenda to keep away from the Niger Delta, saying the place one’s proper stops, one other particular person’s proper begins.
“Whereas IPC and certainly all Niger Deltans and your entire Decrease Niger belt respect particular person rights together with Asari’s freedom of expression and affiliation, these rights have their basic limitations and implications and this is applicable to Alhaji Asari on all fronts.
“For the data, Ikwerre is an unbiased ethnic Nation in Nigeria with a worldwide unfold and Ikwerres should not subservient to another ethnic block in any way and beneath any guise.
“That is in respecting the standing of Ikwerre as one of many largest ethnic nationalities in Nigeria on report undisputed.
In accordance with the group, Ikwerre ethnic nationality is culturally sturdy sufficient to talk for itself significantly on points that have an effect on them.
“Asari doesn’t have the fitting, authority, permission and or legitimacy to talk on behalf of the Ikwerre nation or to talk solely for the Niger Delta beneath any guise both by himself or via his cronies or brokers, regardless of having affinities with the area.