By IBE NWACHUKWU:
As members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) insists on embarking on a sit-at-home exercise on May 30, in remembrance of Biafra fallen heroes, a clergyman based at nnewi, Anambra state, Bishop Abraham Chris Udeh has described the IPOB’s planned action as a welcome development.
Bishop Udeh, General Overseer (GO), of Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministry Inc. (a.k.a By Fire by Fire), not only hailed the exercise but stressed that it should be observed beyond South East, up to South South and Middle Belt regions .
According to him, the commemoration was to remember the fallen Biafra heroes who went to war without weapons and were massacred and starved to death.”So, it is Biafra sit-at-home and certainly not for IPOB members alone because the President Buhari-led administration proscribed IPOB by law while Biafra remained in our blood.
“I cannot forget the menace of kwasiokor, the noise of the jet fighters and the bombs sounded while we were in the bunker trying to save our dear lives. I therefore call on the United Nations and other world powers to give us Biafra sovereignty because I will not like my children and grandchildren to experience what I went through.They should give us Biafra because we are dying and being killed secretly on a daily basis .
The Bishop who spoke on other issues, alleged that gold and other natural resources had, over the years, been found in various parts of the North, concealed and mined secretly by Northern leaders for their own personal aggrandizement as private business, without letting other parts of the country know about it”.
He said this was revealed to him after 40 days and 40 nights fasting and prayer he embarked with his church members as a spiritual research on Nigeria issues.He noted that the region had, over the years, made huge revenue from the secret mines and exploration of other resources “but at the same time having all their minds focused on oil in the South South.”
He said: “if today, the oil Wells dry up, the Hausa-Fulanis will divide Nigeria and go home to mine the gold and other abundant mineral deposits in various parts of the country being secretly mined already by the retired generals from the North”.
“The spirit of God told me that president Muhammadu Buhari traveled to London recently to seek the support of those world powers to continue to rule Nigeria, even when he is sure that he did not win the election and it was the British that gave him the idea on how to suppress the Southerners and malign everybody”.