Biafra Defacto Customary Government, has commended Biafrans who heeded their call and participated in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections despite threats by criminal elements to scuttle the poll in the region.
In a statement made available to News Band by its communication Director, Mazi Uche Mefor, while acknowledging the manipulations that marred the elections in some areas, urged all Biafrans to remain peaceful and challenge appropriately where the obvious injustices were observed.
He also reaffirmed Biafra Defacto Customary Government’s commitment to human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.
The statement reads, “The Parliament – Biafra De Facto Customary Government appreciates all Biafrans who heeded her advise and call to political action February 25, 2023; thereby, came out en mass and exercised their democratic rights whereas ignored those who threatened enforcement of election boycott, sit-at-home, and curfew throughout Biafraland.
Although not strange, the election has been expectedly rigged and manipulated in some areas in Biafraland, and even beyond, the Biafra De Facto Customary Government particularly urges all Biafrans to remain peaceful; nonetheless, challenge appropriately where the obvious injustices were observed during the process in blantant subversion of the people’s wish. Of noteworthy, these injustices further justify why the people of Biafra must continue to exercise their rights to both internal and external self-determination.
“The Biafra De Facto Customary Government reaffirms her commitment to human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.”