MASSOB Mandates Soldiers To Free Their Members

MASSOB Mandates Soldiers To Free Their Members

The Movement for Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has given the Nigerian military 48 hours ultimatum to release its members supposedly held by the soldiers.

[article_adwert] reports that Tony Nwodo, the regional administrator for Nnewi south local government area gave this ultimatum in Onitsha on Wednesday, November 4.

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Nwodo threatened that Anambra would be shut down if the men supposedly apprehended men are not released.

“We will shut down Anambra state if the five arrested members are not released within 48 hours.”

He gave the men’s names as Eugene Odoh, Friday Nwoye, Sunday Amaechi, Chuma Okonkwo and Ebuka Okolo.

H claimed that Eugene was arrested from his shop and that his money was also stolen.

“Eugene Odoh was picked from his shop at 2, Chukwurah Street, off Awka Road, Onitsha, this evening. They stormed his shop with six Hilux and a Sienna buses.

“They ransacked his shop and N50,000 was missing and up till now, his whereabouts and four others are unknown.

“These four others were picked from their homes and on the road without committing any offence.”

The pro-Biafra leader warned that MASSOB would show the military its strength if the men are not released within the specified period.

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“We will not take this if they are not released after 48 hours, we will show the military the stuff we are made of even if we are a nonviolent body fighting to actualize a sovereign state of Biafra.”

As the quest for Biafra steps up, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has dissociated southeast governors and leaders from the pro-Biafra groups and declared support for President Buhari and the continued existence of Nigeria.


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