The agitation for a Biafra State has taken one other dimension with a brand new proclamation by ex-militant chief, Asari Dokubo.
The previous warlord dared the federal authorities to represent a Biafran authorities.
Dokubo, on Sunday, declared himself the chief of the brand new Biafra defacto Customary Authorities (BCG), The Solar studies
Uche Mefor, Head of Data and Communication of the customary authorities, introduced that George Onyibe would be the Secretary, whereas Emeka Esiri might be accountable for the authorized issues.
Mefor, in an announcement, blamed injustice and marginalisation on the Igbos present in varied zones of the nation as the explanation for the brand new authorities.
Dokubo assured that the defacto administration will deal with insecurity challenges confronted by the Igbos and enhance the lives of the folks of the area.
The previous warlord stated the BCG determined to take its future in its fingers and convey freedom to youngsters and generations of Biafrans but unborn.
Dokubo stated he hesitated a little bit, “however I thank God that it’s time for us to do our responsibility and our service to the motherland, I’ve accepted this function. I’ve devoted my life 100% to play this function”.
“I need to name on our brother, George Onyibe to return on board to hitch because the secretary of the defacto customary authorities of the State of Biafra. He’ll handle the executive, each day administration of the Biafra State. I additionally name on our brother Emeka Emeka Esiri to handle the authorized wants of this nascent authorities.
“My brothers and sisters, the 4 of us will kick begin the method, others will come on board. We wish volunteers who’re dedicated, we wish volunteers as a result of there may be nothing anymore. We’re the individuals who have volunteered to salvage ourselves and the remainder of us.
“I additionally name on Biafrans within the varied province of the Biafra nations in Aba, Abakiliki, Anang, Awka, Calabar, Degema, Eket, Sufficient, Nsukka, Ogoja, Oji River, Okigwe, Onitsha, Opobo, Orlu, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Umuahia, Uyo and Yenegoa province.
“We’re going to proceed to arrange provincial constructions of presidency beginning with provincial assemblies and provincial governance and directors. Let no person be mistaking that Biafra might be worse than Nigeria.”.
Dokubo listed the areas the federal government will consider. He cited securing the lives and properties as an important.
He assured of funding in science and know-how “to extend the scientific and technological discoveries, fabrications and making life simpler for folks by means of science and know-how.”
Dokubo additionally talked about schooling and agriculture as key areas of focus. He condemned the stoppage of meals transportation to the South.
“You’re all conscious of the current plot the place they determined to cease meals from the north. They failed woefully, they are going to proceed to fail. The Authorities of Biafra States will look to be sure that we solely eat what we are able to produce.
“No one can cease us. No one can blockade us as they did within the first battle. We’re not going to struggle any battle with anyone, we’re strolling to freedom. We won’t shoot any gun with them, they are going to put together their weapon however they are going to have no person to kill with their weapon,” he added.