IPOB Has Called for the Release of its Members Illegally Arrested During Their Candle Procession in Eleme, Portharcourt.
In a statement by the Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB maintained that its unity remained key and strength to achieve their freedom.
The group expressed satisfaction at the successful celebration of the May 30 sit at home events in commemoration of its fallen heroes and heroines who paid ultimate price for the actualization of Biafra.
The statement partly read, “We the great and indefatigable family of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) worldwide ably led by the indomitable and prophet of our time Mazi Nnamdi Kanu congratulate every Biafrans for their resoluteness and determination towards the peaceful observance and successful outcome of this noble event championed by IPOB in remembrance and commemoration of our fallen heroes and heroines who paid ultimate price and sacrificed much of their lives in Biafra war of annihilation by Nigeria government and her allies between 1967 and 1970.
“IPOB is working the clock round both local and internationally to ensure that those illegally arrested by Fulani terrorists in Nigeria army and police uniforms at Eleme during their candle procession are released without further delay. Our unity is key and strengthens to achieve our freedom.
“This year’s celebration of the epoch event went successfully well across Biafraland without any hindrance. All Biafrans around the globe celebrated this event in their respective countries of abode.