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 experiences
Uche Mefor, Head of Info and Communication of the customary authorities, introduced that George Onyibe would be the Secretary, whereas Emeka Esiri shall be in command of the authorized issues.
Mefor, in a press release, blamed injustice and marginalisation on the Igbos present in numerous zones of the nation as the rationale 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 individuals of the area.
The previous warlord stated the BCG determined to take its future in its fingers and convey freedom to kids and generations of Biafrans but unborn.
Dokubo stated he hesitated slightly, “however I thank God that it’s time for us to do our obligation and our service to the motherland, I’ve accepted this position. I’ve devoted my life 100% to play this position”.
“I need to name on our brother, George Onyibe to come back on board to affix because the secretary of the defacto customary authorities of the State of Biafra. He’ll maintain the executive, daily administration of the Biafra State. I additionally name on our brother Emeka Emeka Esiri to maintain 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 would like volunteers who’re dedicated, we wish volunteers as a result of there’s nothing anymore. We’re the individuals who have volunteered to salvage ourselves and the remainder of us.
“I additionally name on Biafrans within the numerous 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 one be mistaking that Biafra shall be worse than Nigeria.”.
Dokubo listed the areas the federal government will focus on. He cited securing the lives and properties as a very powerful.
He assured of funding in science and expertise “to extend the scientific and technological discoveries, fabrications and making life simpler for individuals by science and expertise.”
Dokubo additionally talked about training 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 ensure that we solely eat what we will produce.
“No person can cease us. No person can blockade us as they did within the first warfare. We’re not going to battle any warfare with anyone, we’re strolling to freedom. We is not going to shoot any gun with them, they are going to put together their weapon however they are going to have no one to kill with their weapon,” he added.