- The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has made some changes in its leadership structure
- The new leaders would pilot the day-to-day running of the affairs of the group
- This was made known by the media and publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has made some changes in its leadership structure, Legit.ng has learnt.
According to a statement sent to Legit.ng by the media and publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful, the new leaders would pilot the day-to-day running of the affairs of the group.
According to the statement, the new leadership is expected to work under the leadership and command structure of IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his deputy, Uche Mefor.
The new officers according to the statement are: George Onyeibe from Agbor, Delta state who is now Africa Representative and Interim Nigeria coordinator; Tonye Tiger Amachree, from Ijaw in Bayelsa state who assumes the office of Biafra land coordinator and Ategwa William Eje from Yala local government, Cross Rivers state, now the deputy Biafra land coordinator.
Those appointed regional coordinators which is part of executive council are Akpan from Ikot-Ekpene Akwa-Ibom state, representing Biafra land east; Duke Oyibo, from Urhobo in Ughelli South, Delta state, representing Biafra land west; Aghaerigbo Chukwujindu from Ikeduru Owerri Imo state, representing Biafra land central;.
Others are Paschal Ocheme from Omachaya Eteh in Ogbadigbo local government area Benue state, representing Biafra land north and Chukwube Harry from Ogwashi-Uku Anioma south Delta state, who was appointed ex-officio member.
The statement advised the new leaders to discharge their duties in the rules of command and control.
Meanwhile, IPOB has raised an alarm over the alleged arrest and detention of some of its members in secret cells by security agencies.
In a statement on Monday, April 17 by Powerful, the group stated that it was worried that some of its members had been detained in secret cells without traced.