BREAKING!!! Biafra referendum to hold Feb 16 – IPOB

Biafra referendum to hold Feb 16

By Steve Oko
 Information available to Wawa News Global indicates that the much -talked -about Biafra referendum will  hold on February 16, 2019 along with the Nigeria presidential poll.
This was contained in a press statement issued Monday by the Media and Publicity Secretary of the  Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra,  Emma Powerful.
 Powerful said that  IPOB Leader  Mazi Nnamdi kanu’s  relocation  to the United Kingdom from his base in Israel was to perfect arrangements to that effect.
He said that Kanu “is currently meeting with IPOB high command in Europe to perfect plans for the referendum which he said will go side by side with the February 16 presidential poll.”
Kanu reportedly arrived London last Friday where he was received by his Deputy, Uche Mefor and other top UK-based IPOB members.
He is also expected to meet with European Union ( EU) officials to gather more international support for the proposal.
The statement said Kanu had been holding “useful  talks” with a number of diplomats on a successful referendum , “and I can assure you that majority of them have given their assurances “.
According to IPOB,  the proposal has received the support of “many  key allies who see self determination as the best solution to the Biafra agitation”.
The statement which said that details of the referendum “are still being worked out ” , however hinted it will hold along with the February 16 presidential poll.
On the format of the referendum,  the statement  said the planned boycott  of the presidential election would be “a barometer to measure those who want Biafra and those who want to remain in Biafra “.
According to statement,  the success of the sit-at-home order during the presidential poll in Biafra land will be a confirmation that Biafra is no longer under the bondage of one Nigeria.
“The truth is that by the time Nigeria will wake from the looming political crisis she will only discover that Biafra is already a sovereign nation “, IPOB said.
The statement  predicted a peaceful and rancour -free referendum , adding that  international observers will be on ground to monitor the exercise.
IPOB further  said the on-going political developments in the country only confirm that Nigeria cannot work together as one country,  adding that “Biafra is our only hope  “.
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Read full text of the statement :
“We the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu wish to announce officially to the people of Biafra both home and in the diaspora, friends of Biafra and lovers of freedom that our supreme leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is currently in London to join his family and see a new born child he hadn’t seen because of his illegal incarceration and detention since 2015. He will also discuss with IPOB top family members in London to finalize the way foward for Biafra referendum that will  hold on February 16, 2019 along with the Nigeria presidential poll.

“IPOB Leader  Mazi Nnamdi kanu’s relocation to the United Kingdom from his base in Israel was actually to perfect arrangements on Biafra referendum scheduled to hold 16th February 2019 to ascertain number of those who want Nigeria politics and those who want Biafra freedom through a peaceful and democratic process for the sovereignty of our dear nation Biafra. Our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is currently meeting with IPOB high command in Europe to perfect plans for the referendum which will go side by side with the February 16 presidential poll.

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“On Friday last week our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu arrived Leeds airport in England where our Deputy leader Mazi Uche Mefor and other top IPOB members based in UK received him.
IPOB leader and other top IPOB high command are expected to meet with European Union ( EU) officials to gather more international support for the Biafra proposal.

“Recently Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been holding useful  talks with a number of diplomats on a successful referendum bids for Biafra on 16 February 2019, and we can assure you that majority of them have given their assurances and the proposal has received a tremendous support from many  key allies who see self determination for Biafra as the best solution to the present Nigeria problem.

“The details and out come of the referendum on Saturday 16th February will determine the position of Biafra people in the coming weeks. The test will be side by side with Nigeria presidential election next month to examine how many people boycotted the forthcoming presidential election.

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” On the format of the referendum, the planned boycott of the forthcoming presidential election would be a barometer to measure those who want Biafra and those who want to remain in Nigeria. The success of the sit-at-home order during the presidential poll in Biafra land will be a confirmation that Biafra is no longer under the bondage of one Nigeria.

“The truth is that by the time Nigeria will wake from the looming political crisis she will only discover that Biafra is already a sovereign nation.

“We are sure for peaceful and rancour-free referendum because international observers and media platforms will be on ground to monitor the exercise on that day.

“It is important we remind Nigerians once again that the on-going political developments in the country only confirm that Nigeria cannot work together as one country and Biafra must be a sovereign nation.”

“COMRADE EMMA POWERFUL MEDIA AND PUBLICITY SECRETARY FOR IPOB.”

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