The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) in Ebonyi central senatorial district Ebonyi state on Sunday 7th October, 2018 held their general meeting at Onueke in Ezza south LGA, the ancestral home of Ezza nation to further show their commitment and readiness in working hard to actualize the sovereign state of Biafra.

The meeting was attended by the four LGAs in the senatorial district, which includes: Ezza south, Ezza north, Ishielu and Ikwo LGA, including the zones and units in it.

The Ebonyi state IPOB coordinator Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya equally paid a courtesy visit to the senatorial district to encourage them in their activities in the struggle for Biafra restoration especially in the state. "We are into a serious moment in our struggle for Biafra restoration, therefore each and every one of you must do the needful" This he said while addressing the general home.

Mazi Ikechukwu the senatorial deputy coordinator who anchored the meeting on his opening remark appreciated his people for their cooperation and commitment saying that "Biafra must be restored but we must as well put in our own contributions collectively"

When the agendas for the meeting was exhausted, some members of the senatorial district who attended the meeting; during the general and AOB stage, made their voices heard.

Mazi Boniface Nwikpuka the Ikwo LGA coordinator urged his colleagues to work alongside the state as to know what goes on in the family in the state level and beyond.

Dr. Simon Nwafor, was of the opinion that all who are concerned especially the principal officers who have not being to Biafra Holy land should as a matter of urgency respond to the directives from IPOB leadership which is mandatory to all the principal officers.

The senatorial women leader Mrs Eucharia Nwancho on her brief address appreciated their men on the high level of doggedness they have so far exhibited in the struggle, she equally called on other women to come out and join the agitation because when Biafra is restored, according to her "Women will be given the equal opportunity with their men counterparts to showcase their potentialities to the world".

Mazi Okoha John the coordinator of Igbokwe family unit in Ikwo LGA, expressed his joy over the activities of IPOB in Ebonyi state entirely. He promised to work harder in taking the gospel to the nooks and crannies of his jurisdiction at Ikwo in making sure that all and sundry hears the good news for the actualization of Biafra as a free nation from Nigeria.

A Biafra war veteran elder Ogodo Godwin, narrated a brief history of how the 1967-1970 Biafra and Nigeria war was fought, the experience of Biafrans, how the Nigeria government committed genocide on Biafrans and how ready committed they are in the struggle for Biafra restoration, under the watch of IPOB led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. He noted that " Biafra is our only hope and until it is being restored, we shall not rest".

During the meeting they selected persons from all the local government areas in the senatorial district to form the complete senatorial principal officers.

Mazi Ogeh Friday Igiri the Ebonyi state IPOB media head, while addressing the people urged them to help the media in the area of information on what is happening around their areas for easy dissemination to the world, He equally advised them to remain focused despite what the politicians are doing in preparation for their planned 2019 general elections. Which according to him may not hold water "These politicians has come to kill and to destroy, they don't mean well for you, so stay away from them and focus on the agitation for Biafra restoration because it is over with Nigeria".

Before Dr. Simon Nwafor from Ikwo said the closing prayer, Mazi Ikechukwu the central senatorial district deputy coordinator who anchored the meeting appreciated his members for coming and prayed Chukwu-Okike-Abiama to continue to abide with them in all their endeavours. 

Written by:
Ogeh Friday Igiri
For: Ebonyi State Media. 

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