2 SE Politicians Who Openly Noted That Biafra Won't Come Because Igbos Can't Leave Their Investments
It is quite unfortunate that many Igbos have chosen to join the agitations for Biafra nation instead of believing in the sovereignty of Nigeria as a great nation. The oppositions offered by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Nigerian political affairs have become a major issue of interest in recent times.
Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State is one of the outspoken Governors of the South East region who are strongly opposing every plans of IPOB to ruin the cooperate existence of Nigeria as a united country. Dave Umahi believes in a fair and equitable Nigeria where the South Eastern region will continue to exist.
It is common knowledge that the southeast region of Nigeria has been facing attacks from the violent agitation group popularly known as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The activities of the secessionist group are greatly troubling, Members of the group have killed and maimed innocent citizens.
With evidence that the 2023 presidential election is fast approaching, The available indication has shown that the South East leaders are already clamouring that the APC should zone it's 2023 presidency to the south-East Based on the fact that the outgoing president Buhari is from the North. Recall that the governors of the South East zone had earlier asked all the political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the south-East.
It seems the All Progressives Congress is gradually gaining more grounds and footholds in the Igbo land. Igbo people could be regarded as bulwarks behind the PDP. Since 1999 the PDP has been winning Igbo states. But now at least four top Igbo politicians have joined the political party.
While Dave Umahi Is Asking For Igbo President Under APC, Pro-Osinbajo & Tinubu Groups Are Mobilizing
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi left the opposition PDP, the umbrella party under which he was elected as Ebonyi State Governor in 2015 and 2019 for APC in November 2020. He was not happy that the PDP has treated Igbos badly despite that South-East has supported the party since 1999.
Tomorrow, Monday, October 11, 2021, will be the first Monday after the South-East Governors made it known that the sit-at-home declared in the south eastern part of the country by the proscribed Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), would no longer be observed in the region.
As the race to the 2023 presidential election has continued to gather momentum over the past few months, with arguments bordering on which region should produce Nigeria's next President, the southeast governors are still maintaining that the region should be given the opportunity to provide the President of Nigeria in 2023 general elections.
The race to the 2023 presidential election has continued to gather momentum over the past few months, with arguments bordering on which region should produce Nigeria's next President occupying many discourses. For many notable individuals such as the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Governor Dave Umahi, and socio-political Igbo groups such as the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the southeast region of Nigeria is ripe for presidency come 2023.
Recently, Primate Elijah Ayodele (The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church) issued some prophecies about Governor Dave Umahi and Ben Ayade ahead of the 2023 general election. (Umahi & Ayodele. Credit: Adrikgist). Primate Ayodele said that Umahi’s alleged mission to become the president or vice president will not happen.
Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church has sounded a note of warning to the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi and his Cross River State counterpart, Ben Ayade ahead of the 2023 general elections. The man of God, through a statement by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, disclosed that the duo would be disappointed because their mission in 2023 would not materialize.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Abia State in an interview with Vanguard on Sunday, 10th October, 2021 recommended a way to end the faceoff between the Federal government and the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Ever since the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was rearrested and detained by the DSS, IPOB has declared every Monday as sit-at-home in the entire South-east.
Many Igbos have made the wrong decision to join the agitations for a Biafra homeland rather than trusting in Nigeria's sovereignty as a great nation. In recent years, the IPOB's opposition to Nigerian political matters has been a major topic of discussion. Image source: Google
The state congress of the APC which will take place across the country tomorrow, Saturday, October 16 is already generating tension in Ebonyi State. Governor Dave Umahi is against any group that plans to cause a crack in Ebonyi APC ahead of the state congress. Photo Credit: Vanguard
As the only zone in the South that is yet to produce the President since the return to democratic rule in 1999, the clamour for the emergence of a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction in 2023 has continued to gather momentum over the past few months, with arguments bordering on the region's demand to produce Nigeria's next President.
Catholic Priest and the spiritual director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria(AMEN), Very Reverend Father Camellus Anthony Ejike Mbaka has during yesterday's 2021 annual harvest and Thanksgiving bazaar held at the Ministry's prayer ground, Umuchigbo Iji-Nike, Enugu State tasked the political leaders in the country to through the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr.
According to Daily Punch, Governor Dave Umahi, Chairman of the South-East Governors' Forum, in a special harvest thanksgiving organized by Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, called on the controversial cleric to stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari's administration. Gov. Umahi. Photo Source: Wikipedia.
It is quite disheartening that even though IPOB had officially announced the cancellation of its Sit-at-home Order, the order is still being enforced by unknown criminals in the South East region. The shut down of most schools and businesses in the South East on Mondays as a result of fear of victimization, has made the South East Monday sit-at-home involuntarily feasible.
Mr. Obaseki has paid an important visit to the president, Muhammadu Buhari. The visit could have disturbed or bothered the top personalities within the PDP. But sentiment apart, two lessons can be learned from the visit of Obaseki to the office of the president of the federation.
A Nigerian politician and current Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has revealed why he invited Nigerian Soldiers to Southeast, especially in Ebonyi State. According to him, I invited the army to the Military to Eastern Region and Ebonyi State in particular because of ESN Threats to lives and freedom of citizens