A former Deputy Publicity Secretary of the Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chuks Ibegbu, on Tuesday reacted to the formation of a Biafran authorities by former Niger Delta warlord, Asari Dokubo.
Ibegbu stated Asari wouldn’t have made such a declaration if President Muhammadu Buhari had engaged Biafran agitators fairly than utilizing power on them.
In an announcement, Ibegbu faulted the creation of a bodily Biafra, stressing that what is required was “Biafra of the thoughts.”
In accordance with Ibegbu: “Following the formation of the Biafra authorities by Asari Dokubo, the entropy over neo-Biafra wouldn’t have reached this stage if President Buhari had at an early stage engaged the agitators fairly than utilizing brute power on them.
“For us, we’d like not a bodily Biafra however Biafra of the thoughts. Biafra is a spirit which means by no means say by no means. There must be Biafra in Nigeria, Biafra in Daura, Biafra in Sokoto, Biafra in Kaduna, Biafra in Ogbomosho,Biafra means creativity and endurance. For me, that’s the type of Biafra I would like and never one of many 60s, however after all, the Nigeria state has to faucet from the Biafra spirit.
“Asari is a Mujahideen, a crusader of Jihad, not Islamic Jihad however social Jihad. He is probably not completely satisfied about Nigeria’s situation greater than fifty years after the conflict. Nonetheless, I nonetheless consider every part may be negotiated by good governance in Nigeria and a degree enjoying floor for all Nigerians.
“No one can dismiss the Biafran expertise however Nigeria can nonetheless be rebuilt because the black race sees Nigeria because the beacon of the black man. All it wants is nice governance and sincere management.
“But when all of us really feel Nigeria can’t work or some folks assume the nation is theirs, then we will sit down and agree on methods to go our separate methods.
“No one can comply with be a slave to a different particular person in Nigeria. No one can have a monopoly of appointments, initiatives and alternatives in Nigeria.”
Buhari made Asari Dokubo declare Biafran govt – Ex-Ohanaeze spokesman, Ibegbu