The Indigenous People Of Biafra,IPOB has issued a press statement on why it has reverted it is decision for members to boycott the elections.
A duplicate of the statement made obtainable to Newpoint Media and signed the group’s Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, known as on Igbos to return out and take part within the elections.
The statement reads thus;
“IPOB PRESS RELEASE
It is vital we notify the world at giant and the indefatigable international IPOB household specifically that our supreme chief Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has called-off the election boycott in Biafraland. After a quick emergency session of the Directorate of State (DOS) late final night time, presided over by our chief, the place it was decided that each one our phrases and situations had been met by these wishing us to elevate the ban on voting, it was unanimously agreed that the boycott must be lifted. The signed doc agreeing to IPOB phrases and consitions are in our possession and can be made public in the end.
“We can due to this fact state with utmost sense of duty and satisfaction that IPOB has completed what no different people or group has been in a position to do within the historical past of our people. Without prejudice, this may go down because the defining second when the irreversibility of the restoration of Biafra was firmly entrenched within the unconscious of one and all. As a results of which we are able to state categorically that Biafra is loads nearer than we predict because of this.
“Our detractors and opponents have additionally realised that IPOB is a super-structure that may’t be blackmailed nor intimidated into conceeding an inch with out getting what they need. We remorse the lateness of this settlement that led to the calling off on the eleventh hour but it surely should be seen as a negotiating ploy designed to put on IPOB down which failed woefully. We stood very agency and received each concession we requested for according to what our chief outlined in nemerous current broadcasts.
“If there have been any doubt earlier than relating to the efficiency of IPOB, this profitable final result has dispelled all of it. Therefore it’s full steam forward in the direction of Biafra restoration as a result of IPOB has achieved one thing most people thought was inconceivable. IPOB worldwide has confirmed that the inconceivable is achievable with dedication and demonstrable sense of objective.
“Our chief made it clear on many events that until our phrases are met the elections can be boycotted. Having met these situations, our chief triumphantly lifted the boycott late final night time.
“The management hereby commend the worldwide IPOB household, particularly our legendary volunteers, our fathers, moms and e-warriors that battled the enemy to standstill. We salute their doggedness, resoluteness and resilience in the direction of this struggle for Biafra freedom and this biggest achievement we now have to this point made.
“Therefore, we want to inform the world that our preconditions and calls for which we got down to accomplish from the onset, has been conceded to and brought care of with out a lot alteration. Our wrestle for whole Biafra independence has been enhanced because of this.
COMRADE EMMA POWERFUL MEDIA AND PUBLICITY SECRETARY FOR IPOB