Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Youth Council, (OYC), has berated protagonists of Oduduwa Republic for his or her unpatriotic transfer to warmth up the Nigeria polity.
Ohanaeze said that the Igbo won’t ever help the declaration of Oduduwa Republic and warned pro-biafra agitators to be cautious of the antics of the western Nigeria.
OYC, in a press assertion signed its President, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and forwarded to DAILY POST, on Monday, posited that the unholy alliance between the Yoruba activists and Biafra agitators is a ploy to repeat historical past of 1967 and fraudulently derail the 2023 Igbo presidency venture.
DAILY POST reported that the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) and the Yoruba One Voice (YOV) have reiterated their resolve to attain Biafra and Oduduwa Nations.
They instructed the federal authorities to between now and October 1, 2021, conduct a referendum to permit residents select whether or not to go away or stay within the nation.
This was contained in a joint launch signed by Sina Okanlomo, YOV Basic Secretary and Chika Edoziem, Head, IPOB Directorate of State and made out there to newsmen final Friday.
Nonetheless, Ohanaeze Youths additional mentioned it may nonetheless recall how Late Obafemi Awolowo betrayed the Igbo within the curiosity of western area and warned that it could not permit the Yoruba nation to make use of the Igbo as sacrificial lamb to unite its curiosity with the north.
Elements of the assertion learn, “Igbo Youths want to categorically warn Biafra agitators that the sudden reappearance of Oduduwa Republic was hurriedly packaged with sinister motives by enemies of Igbos to frustrate 2023 Igbo presidential venture and divide the ranks of biafrans.
“Historic figures had proven with affirmative proof that yorubas had by no means been in help of Biafra agitation till now, however Igbos are wiser now than getting used as sacrificial lambs to cement Yoruba’s pursuits with the North.
“Oduduwa Republic is designed to hoodwink biafrans right into a deliberate catastrophe that awaits them within the close to future. If Late Obafemi Awolowo may betray Biafrans and promulgate financial insurance policies that led to the hunger and painful deaths of over two million biafrans through the civil conflict and gave 20 kilos to those who survived the pogrom of the conflict, then, no right-thinking Igbo will fall for an inexpensive deal for a purported declaration of Oduduwa Republic.
“Igbos won’t ever help any declaration of Oduduwa Republic and we’re solely in help of the northern alliance with east. Northerners had been the standard and political allies of the Igbo since 1960”.