The leader of the Ogoni team, and factional leader of MOSOP, Goodluck Freeman, promised to fight with MASSOB to make Biafra a reality
The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and a faction of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) have announced that they are partnering to actualise the struggle for a Biafra nation.
Vanguard Newspapers reports that representatives of the two groups met in Gokana, Rivers State.
Reports also said the leader of the Ogoni team, and factional leader of MOSOP, Goodluck Freeman, promised to fight with MASSOB to make Biafra a reality.
Speaking to newsmen on behalf of the MASSOB leader, Solomon Chukwu, the National Director of Information, Sunny Okereafor said his leader promised to allow people of the Niger-Delta control their own resources.
Chukwu said “When Biafra is actualized, children of the Niger Delta and Ogoni would be given scholarship. We assure the Niger Delta and Ogoni people from Rivers State that the Igbo do not hate them. The hatred story being bandied, but only exists in the minds of Nigerians who want to destroy the unity of the Biafran people.”
Meanwhile, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of planning to secretly execute Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu.
The wife of Radio Biafra Director IPOB leader recently gave birth to a baby boy.
The Republic of Biafra, was a secessionist state in then South-Eastern region of Nigeria that existed from 30 May 1967 to 15 January 1970, and was led by Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.