Biafra group insists on release of IPOB members, native doctor detained by police
A group buy name, the Biafra Nations Youth League, (BNYL) has furiously demanded for the release of a native doctor arrested on the way to fortify himself in Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State by the Police.
The National Deputy Leader of BNYL and Director of Operations, while addressing newsmen in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State, demanded the release of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra numbering 67 members, who were arrested and detained by the Police.
The BNYL National Deputy Leader further disclosed that members of the group across the 10 States of the proposed Biafra republic including separatists from Southern Cameroon, and ex-members of the Bakassi Strike Force group among others will converge in Enugu to discuss issues affecting the people.
He also accused the Police of romancing with killer herdsmen posing threat across the country, “We want them to know that we won’t be non violent for ever because situation is already forcing us to act like Fulani, and I warn that the Biafra struggle might be worse than that of Southern Cameroon.”
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The group disclosed that its National Convention scheduled to hold in Enugu on 28 September, 2020 will address critical issues facing the East as a people in Nigeria and noted that the decision to hold the conference in Enugu was in line with the group resolution known as “Ekukunela Declarations” made in the town of Ekukunela, Ikom in Cross River State.
Finally they noted that immediately after the conference, the BNYL independence movement will take a new dimension as critical issues facing the East as a people in Nigeria would be addressed.