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"Agitating For Biafra should Not Stop Igbos From Registering To Vote" - Ohaneze tells its youths

The President General of Ọhaneze Ndị Igbo Youth Council Okwu Nnabuike has called on the Igbo youth to endeavor to participate actively in the ongoing INEC Voter's registration.

In his Statement signed and released by hs secretary-General Obi na Achionye in Enugu, he emphasized the need of Igbo youths to avail themselves and get their voter's card registered despite their agitation for Biafra Republic.

In his message, he persuaded youth from the ages of 18years and above to endeavor to get a voter's card advising that it is the only to right the wrong in the past.

"it is the golden opportunity to right the wrong we inflicted in ourselves in the past. The various agitating groups should not stop people from taking part in the ongoing exercise, as even referendums requires one form of identification or the other " he said.

In addition he has called on the people of Indigenous People of Baifara(IPOB) , the Movement of Actualization of Baifara (MASSOB) and the Biafran International Movement (BIM) to allow their members to exercise their human right by partaking in the ongoing voter's registration.

In addition, the youth wing of the apex Igbo Socio cultural group, has urged federal government to address the causing agitation in the South Eastern part of the country.

They advised the Federal Government look into the issue of marginalization and the process of giving political appointment from the region as it is belived that is the reason for the agitation of Biafra state.

The Independent National Electoral Commission annouced the commencement of the online voter's registration on June 28th, 2021. And according to the National Commissioner, Information and Voter's education Festus Okoye over 203, 497 have completed their online pre-registration as fresh voters as at Monday July 5, 2021.

However, physical registrations in all state and local government offices begins on Monday July 19th.

Source : People's Gazatte

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