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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has kicked off broadcast to mark the Heroes/Heroines Remembrance Day.
This year’s celebration marks the 50th anniversary of the Biafra – Nigeria civil war.
The memorial has been going successfully with the lighting of a candle, prayer processed by bereaved families across Southern Nigeria.
Unlike last year’s anniversary, no sit-at-home order was declared today, and celebration has been on low key due to the presence of Coronavirus pandemic.
Bruce Mayrock has been the center of today’s memorial service following an established edifice to immortalize him.
Mayrock was a 20-year-old student of Columbian University who burnt himself with fire at the front of United Nations building in a bid to create attention to the plight of Biafrans.
The people of Biafra were starved and ignored to death during the civil war following an order by Gen Yakubu Gowon to block every avenue for food landing to the South Eastern region between 1967-1970.
The young boy decided to take his life after no response from a series of letters to the US government and the international community.
Biafra Remembrance Day broadcast by IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. May 30, 2020 #FreeBiafra
Опубликовано The Biafra Digest Суббота, 30 мая 2020 г.