List of Pro-Biafra Groups That Adopted Nnamdi Kanu.
Seven top-tier pro-Biafra groups has resolved to work together, under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu’s Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
This, they said, is aimed at achieving the quest for referendum, which they hope that will lead to the Republic of Biafra. They will now work under that umbrella as Biafran People National Council (BPNC), to speak with one voice on all issues concerning realisation of Biafra.
Over 8, 000 youths and the elderly, male and female, young and old from the various groups converged at Afaraukwu, Kanu’s native home, to witness his appointment as leader of all pro-Biafra groups. See the Full list of Groups Below:
List of Pro-Biafra Groups That Adopted Nnamdi Kanu As Leader
The groups are:
- Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB);
- Biafran Revolutionary Organization (BRO);
- Eastern People Congress (EPC);
- Joint Revolutionary Council of Biafra (JRCB),
- Biafra Liberation Crusaders (BLC);
- Salvation for People of Biafra and
- Biafran People National Council (BPNC).
Rising from a closed-door meeting with Kanu, Comrade Uchenna Madu, who addressed newsmen on their resolution, said the decision is to work together and speak with one voice under a central leader.
All the groups still exist but will be speaking with one voice, in the quest for referendum.
Speaking to newsmen, Madu Stated (in part):
“Distinguished members and great people of Biafra and supporters of divine mission of emancipation of the land of Biafra from the oppressing Nigeria State, we salute you, as we stand in this holy land of Biafra, in unique and brotherly gathering, to honour our own brother who distinguished himself in the self determination struggle for Biafra actualization and restoration.
In honour of our supreme leader, Chukwu Okike Abiama and in remembrance of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, we, the people of Biafra, under the representation of all pro-Biafra groups, hereby adopt and declare our brother, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu as the new leader of Biafra Nation, under whose leadership, through the grace of Chukwu Okike Abiama, shall the people of Biafra rest.
Mazi Kanu’s leadership shall bring unity, peace, progress and brotherly love among the esteemed people of Biafra through the instrumentality of mutual and intimate understanding among te pro-Biafra groups”.
Reacting to the development, Nnamdi Kanu said he was humbled by the decision of the various groups and assured he would not let them down.
“I am humbled by this decision of the groups, we started together and we have all ended up together because we are sincere and purposeful.We have shamed our enemies who thought we cannot come together, who thought that if when we get Biafra, we will kill ourselves; we have shamed them”, Kanu said.
Thereafter, answering a question, Kanu said he does not believe in the restructuring of Nigeria and added that Nigerian government would not keep any agreement reached in the restructuring process.