The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) in Ebonyi state today 11th November, 2018 held their general meeting in Abakaliki, the capital city of the state. It was indeed a massive turnout from all the nooks and crannies of the state.

Members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra from different units and zones from all the 13 local government areas in the state attended the meeting, members of the state, senatorial, local government area principal officers in the state as well attended the general meeting.

Immediately after the opening prayer for the meeting by Bishop Nwachinemere Stanley, the state IPOB PRO, the state coordinator Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya welcomed all and appreciated them for coming from their different domiciles to the meeting. 

Reports were received by the heads of respective departments in the state, on her report, the state women leader, Mrs Chioma Iwuala outlined the activities of the women in the state, the past and upcoming events, she informed the general house about the planned evangelical rallies that will take place in all the local government areas in the state by the women. She added that the dates for each local government shall soon be released.

One of the coordinator from Ebonyi south senatorial district, Mazi Justice Ede the zonal coordinator of Ugwulangwu, lamented over the unavailability of the Radio Biafra London frequency in the entire south, he complained that many would be glad to join the family of IPOB if they can have the relay station that can transmit to cover their jurisdiction, he added that if the leadership of IPOB could provide them with a transmitter, that it will go a long way to cover some parts of Cross River.

A local coordinator from Ikwo, Mazi Okoha John appreciated the women for the evangelical rally they attended at Ikwo on the first week of November, 2018. He reported that many persons have so far identified with the family after the evangelism.

Mazi Innocent Igbakpo a member from Igbagu in Izzi LGA, Ebonyi state reported that the interstate war between their community and some communities in Cross River state has truncated and affected the activities of the struggle in their area, because the Nigeria army has joined in waging war against the Izzi community for alleging that the community defence forces killed a Nigeria soldier while illegally confronting the forces of Izzi community.

While addressing some issues of concern raised by some persons in the meeting during the general and other business, Mazi Igwe Ogbonnaya the state coordinator expressed concern over the matters affecting the people of the state, assuring them that the leadership of IPOB shall adequately look into it as to find lasting solutions to the issues wrecking the progress of the struggle in the state. He encouraged all and sundry in the state to remain resolute and strong, noting that Biafra restoration is closer than anyone could imagine.

Written by:
Ogeh Friday Igiri
For: Ebonyi State Media

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