The leadership of coalition of Biafra Restoration Citizens comprising 18 pro Biafra groups namely Biafra Independence Organization, Igbo Revolutionary Movement, Eastern Peoples Renewal arc have lambasted some Igbo leaders that have the opportunities of contributing in development of Igbo land but declined because of” selfishness and inferiority complex”.
A statement Jointly Signed by Comrade Emeka Ibekwe for (Biafra Independence organization), Comrade Philip Umenna for (Igbo Revolutionary Movement) and Comrade Sunday James Achu for Eastern People Renewal,the group’s also commended some for championing the cause for the Development of Igbo Land.
“Many Igbo so called leaders have occupied many high government positions and appointments, many served as elected governors, state and national assembly members, they are no longer remembered today because there was nothing to show that they once occupied such lofty positions”.
” We also commend some leaders who are steadfast and eloquent in pursuit of justice and political emancipation of Ndigbo. We seize this opportunity to declare our infinite resolve to participate in the coming general election in 2019, we shall participate in supporting, canvassing and voting for a credible Biafran person irrespective of political party or platform. We need our people oriented persons with true Igbo trademark to occupy all elective positions both in Igbo land and Abuja. The people of Biafra are tired of Hausa Fulani’s stooges that are representing our people. We shall also support some Igbo governors and national assembly members who are doing well in infrastructural development, economic/ social stabilization, youth and women empowerment through rural/ community development.
” Governors that are positively touching the lives of our people through health care and hospital equipments will also have our support”.
“Coalition of Biafra Restoration Citizens have resolved to support the continuity of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and Dave Umahi of Abia and Ebonyi States, we are moved to declare our open support to them because of their ingenuity and robustness in infrastructural developments, health care and social welfare of their respective states”.
“Today Ndigbo can be proud of Aba (Enyimba City) and Abakiliki on the sudden transformational outlook of the two cities of Igbo land. Aba has suddenly bounced back to her ancient glory of commercial engine room of Igbo land even Abakiliki that was a forgotten city have bounce back to a modern city”.
The Statement further encouraged the citizens and residents of Abia and Ebonyi states to return back Gov Okezie Ikpeazu and Dave Umahi for continuous development of Igbo land.