BREAKING: Major Separatist Groups Meet In Ghana For “All Biafra Conference”

by Chidi Nnadi,

THE various groups agi­tating for the state of Bi­afra have moved to Ac­cra, Ghana to fashion out ways to actualise their dream, as well as release all their members in de­tention in Nigeria.

The groups are en­gaged in a meeting tagged “All Biafra Con­ference” which is organ­ised by Organisation of Emerging African States (OEAS) in Ghana.

Factional leader of the Movement for the Ac­tualisation of the Sov­ereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Comrade Uchenna Madu, who spoke to Saturday Sun from the venue of the conference in Accra said that it was the first Biaf­ran conference to be con­vened by an independent and neutral international organisation affiliated with the United Nations (UN).

He gave the names of participating Biafran groups as MASSOB, Bi­afra Liberation Council, Ekwenche Organisation, Biafra Liberation Cru­sade, Biafra National Youth League, Custom­ary Government of IPOB and some representatives of some Niger Delta eth­nic groups.

According to him, Dr. Ebenezer Akwanga, sec­retary general of OEAS, had after registration and accreditation briefed the participants on the rea­sons for the conference.

He said that the secre­tary emphasised the need for unity of purpose to­wards the actualisation of the state of Biafra.

Also on their agenda, he said, was the restora­tion and unification of all the groups irrespective of different ideologies, interests ormodus ope­randi.

His words: “Immedi­ately, the participating groups entered into fam­ily meeting, which is still on. The reasons of the conference is to strat­egise mutually on build­ing synergies and mutual understanding towards Biafra actualisation and restoration through es­tablishing a common Biafra platform that will bind the differences of Biafra groups together.

“Secondly to re-strat­egise on the more effec­tive way of securing the release of Biafra detain­ees in Nigeria and in the Diaspora.”