As Enugu women leader receives more than 20 women into IPOB

ENUGU— The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, New Haven zonal family, yesterday, celebrated the successful sit-at-home exercise to mark the 30th May Heroes Remembrance Day in Enugu, as ordered by the IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

It was noted that Enugu state Biafraland which stood as the capital of the defunct Biafra Republic during the declaration, for the first time, recorded a maximum compliance at the just concluded sit-at-home exercise by IPOB which has raised a lot of dust in the polity.

The New Haven zonal family, also appreciated God for the release from illegal detention, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, which they described as a huge development for the Biafra struggle.

Food and drinks were made available in abundant quantity to mark the celebration while members of the zone redeclared their unalloyed support to the IPOB leader and the Biafra struggle.

Speaking to our media reporters, the New Haven zonal mobilizer, Mr. Nku Joseph who hails from Cross-River state rated Enugu’s compliance to the Sit-at-home order 110 percent, adding that it was a huge success that Worth's celebration.

He said: “We just decided to have a little get together after the successful 30th May Sit-at-home in Enugu.

“For the first time in Enugu, a huge success was recorded and I think I should rate Enugu 110 percent compliance and that is why we have decided to come after the hard job, eat and dine together for the success that God gave to us.

“We went around to sensitize our people to Sit at their homes. All the markets in Enugu– supermarkets, shops, were locked up. People were at their various homes. So it was more than 110 percent as I earlier said.”

Meanwhile, the IPOB Enugu state Women mobilizer, Mrs Ifeoma Chukwu, yesterday, welcomed into the family fold of IPOB, more than 20 women belonging to Ofu Obi Club.

The event which took place at Ava layout zone in Enugu East Senatorial District, witnessed good number of women trooping in to join IPOB.

Addressing the women during the event, Mrs Chukwu said the total support, commitment and participation of women in every facet of life endeavour is very pivotal, stressing the need for women to join IPOB as a vehicle to liberate the enslaved people of Biafra.

She emphasized that women are the backbone of men, urging that they should not relegate themselves to the background or allow only men to take over the struggle as they have a very important role to play.

While narrating the recent incident witnessed during the women conference at Abiriba in Abia state, she enjoined the women to ensure that their impact are being felt in the struggle, even as she tasked men to bring out their wives to join the struggle.

The women mobilizer, noted that the impact of women in this struggle cannot be underestimated, even as she urged them to imbibe the virtues of biblical Esther and Deborah who fought gallantry to liberate their people from bondage and slavery.

She maintained that all women are free to join IPOB as no monetary registration is required, adding that the major thing needed is their “complete honesty and commitment as we are all following the footsteps of Nnamdi Kanu.”

- Ifeanyi Dickson and Joseph Anih
  Enugu Media Team
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