Biafra Independence: OEAS Releases Memo on Biafra Unification, General Assembly in Ghana
The Organisation of Emerging African States has lived up to its expectation by scheduling a a general assembly of all Biafra Nationalists Groups. The meeting which is billed to hold in Accra, Ghana between May 27 to May 31 2016 and will have all the various interest groups advocating for the independence of the Republic of Biafra in attendance.
The groups in the forefront of the struggle for the restoration of the state of Biafra include Nnamdi kanu IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra), Billie IPOB under the leadership of the Council of Elders, Uche Mmadu led MASSOB (Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra), Benjamin Onwuka led BZM (Biafra Zionist Movement), Uwazuruike led BIM (Biafra Independent Movement), BNYL (Biafra National Youth League), Voice of Biafra International, Biafra24, Radio Biafra, as well as the new entrant Lower Niger Congress (LNC).
It is not clear if the various Ethnic nationalities that make up the State of Biafra will be in attendance or send representatives. The various Biafra Nationalist groups may be expected to send delegates to the conference and the outcome is expected to be towards a United Biafra.
This position was made known by the leader of OEAS, Dr Jonathan Akwanga on Radio Biafra. Biafra is a charter member of the OEAS and they are in the middle of a strong struggle for independence.
OEAS is a United Nations registered organization based in the United States of America and saddled with the responsibility of assisting African Nations and States attain true independence and self determination.
You will recall that Biafra fought a 3 years bloody war with Nigeria between 1967-1970 in a bid to attain independence and was later annexed back to Nigeria in 1970. Nnamdi kanu who is the leader of IPOB is currently detained by the Nigerian Government for asking for independence of Biafra from Nigeria.