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War Against Biafrans Hasn’t Ended, Don’t Join 50th Anniversary Scheduled 15 Jan – IPOB
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned people of the South East region to steer away from any celebration to mark 50th Anniversary that ended Biafra – Nigeria Civil War.
Noting that the war against the people of the Eastern Region as well known as Biafrans has not ended.
This was shared by IPOB Deputy Director, Uche Okafor-Mefor, Friday on his Facebook timeline said anyone joining the 15th January celebration will be best referred to as Classic Stockholm Syndrome patient.
Instead, Mefor said, 30th of May is set outside to mourn fallen Biafran Heroes and Heroines gruesomely murdered 15th January 1967 and “evil Nigeria” represent.
Reacting angrily, he questioned the justification into celebrating end of war “when and where no justice has been done, and the scars and the horrors of the past ” still lives, adding that anyone involved in such celebration is “either roundly and helplessly ignorant or criminally complicit in the commission and concealing of most unaccounted, horrific and worst atrocious crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity committed against the people of Biafra in modern and if not the entire history of humanity”.
The IPOB Deputy leader advised supporters to walk on reality at hand and take solace in the promising future which holds Biafra freedom and never to join people he described as ‘devilish and evil’ in celebration.
He, however, noted that the 50th Anniversary to hold on 15 January will rather remind every supporter and IPOB members a “transition from one life of subjugation to another; and a wholesale case of 50 years of hopelessness and abandoned in the Nigerian state”.
He also maintained that 15 January 1967, in the heart of every Biafran represents “sadness, hopelessness and misery in every ramification” therefore, urged everyone to use the day to campaign to the world through social media platforms that the war has just started against Biafrans.
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