Information reaching this media is that abject poverty and penury have engulfed the entire Biafra land as many are dying of hunger. Our correspondent who interviewed Biafrans gathered that many are now living below income level.
The purchasing power of Nigeria can no longer fetch anything very meaningful in the market because Of the high cost of living. Also information gathered from those interviewed, revealed that a large number of the populace are lamenting that the APC government led by Muhammadu Buhari deceived the poor masses with their campaign of change but after all said ,the poor is getting poorer in Biafra land with neither food, nor reasonable shelter , a situation were malnutrition is dealing with pregnant women, Little children and the aged ones while the rich in Nigeria are getting richer with resources from Biafra land.
voices in Biafra land especially the elders have bemoaned this situation saying "it is outrageous " especially ,according to them "when considered that the money in Biafra land that should have been used to afford Biafran children free Education from Nursery to Tertiary level, free medical care , employment opportunities and other social amenities a cross Biafra land knowing that the resources booming the Nigerian economy is from our land, are being diverted to other regions
According to these elders, "Biafran people have always been neglected, abandoned and forgotten in Nigeria from the inception of the geographical space and has continued till the present period ". For them "this is
quite alarming and yet no intervention from Buhari's led administration".
According to our field correspondent, this elders believe that the best solution would be to allow Biafra to be free and carry on her life as designed for her by Chiukwu Okike, the creator in heaven.
- Mercy Bernard
Abia Media Team