Leaders of pro-Biafran organizations across the world met over the weekend to adopt the United Progressive Party (UPP) as Biafra’s national party.
The groups in its meeting in Enugu, where they were hosted by the leadership of UPP, led by its National Chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, vowed to take over the leadership of the old Biafran region, starting with Anambra.
It also announced the formation of Movement of Biafrans in Nigeria (MOBIN), saying, “Since Nigeria has resolved to deny us the right to self-determination, we have also resolved that they can no more continue to decide who runs our ancestral nation of Biafra. Today, we resolve to take over our territory through political means. We are calling on pro-Biafrans today to join us and run for political positions. It’s our home and we shall win.
“Never again shall security forces kill our children in our homes because a stooge of the Nigerian state is the governor. Never again shall our people be subject to underdevelopment and lack of jobs and remain helpless. We shall vote in our own politicians and hold them responsible for quality governance in our land”, said Rita Anigboogu, the Coordinator-General of MOBIN in an interview with the BVI Channel 1”
Also, speaking on the matter, Engr Anthony Aniebue, Administrator of the Customary Government of IPOB told BVI Channel 1, “We cemented our relationship of working together with the UPP in making sure that we enthrone Biafranism in all Biafra land.