THE Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) in Ebonyi central senatorial district on Tuesday 20th November, 2018 inaugurated a family unit at Ndufu Echara Ikwo in Ikwo LGA Ebonyi state, Abakaliki province of Biafra land.

The Ikwo local government area IPOB coordinator Mazi Nwikpuka Boniface presided over the inauguration which had in attendance the Ebonyi central senatorial district coordinator, Mazi Nwankwo Ikechukwu, The Ebonyi central senatorial district women leader Mrs Nwancho Victoria, Mazi Ogeh Friday Igiri the state media head and other illustrious sons and daughters of the land who have great passion for freedom of Biafra from the British contraption Nigeria.

The inauguration began with prayers and words of admonition by Mazi Nwikpuka Boniface, the local government area coordinator who equally hail from the same village. On his speech, he expressed joy over the level of compliance by his people on accepting the gospel for Biafra restoration preached by IPOB led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, he noted that "Biafra is our home and whatever it will cost us to restore it must be paid". He concluded by advising them to do their best in the struggle for Biafra restoration because " In the end you'll receive the reward for your effort and doggedness".

Mazi Nwankwo Ikechukwu the central senatorial district coordinator while addressing the people on the things they need know in the quest for Biafra restoration, took them back to memory lane in the part of Biafra and Igbo ancient history with connectivity to Israel.

Still on the senatorial district coordinator's address, he enlightened them to know that Biafra is one irrespective of area of domicile, "the different area nomenclatures in Biafra land today was masterminded by the Hausa Fulanis and the Britain, just to divide and rule us with soul aim of harnessing our resources to enrich themselves and unproductive land to the detriment of poor helpless Biafrans, but we're wiser now; we must unite together to restore our God given inheritance to salvage our children from this yoke of slavery".

He entertained questions and contributions from the members of the unit before the official inauguration.

On his own contribution, elder Samuel O. Ogbu a Biafran veteran who also hail from Ndufu Echara Ikwo, whom according to him served in 14 division under Late Joe Achuzie, narrated brief history of the war, saying that " Biafra never lost the war " he narrated the severe ordeal that Biafran children and women passed through during the war that claimed over 3.5million Biafrans. He went further to say that "the only thing that will give me joy in life is to see that Biafra is restored and that is why I have come out to rejoin IPOB in the quest to restore Biafra".

Another member of the unit, Linus Nwancho asked to know what should be his answer when people ask him the date of referendum, saying that many people kept asking him same and similar question. While reacting to it, Mazi Ikechukwu Nwankwo the Senatorial district coordinator; said that IPOB has rules of engagement and mode of operations, so should a date for referendum be given, it will pass through the chain of IPOB command and the best such persons need do is to find a nearest IPOB family to join or better still start one and call for inauguration if there is no existing family there so as to get information they need.

Mazi Oliver who identified himself as a commercial bus driver asked to know about those who like to engage members of IPOB in arguments concerning the agitation, either to confront them or not. Still Mazi Ikechukwu Nwankwo on reacting to that encouraged them to always stand their ground to prove their knowledge and agitation, equally use the such opportunity to convince the unbelievers but be careful on the use of language and words, he made it known to them that IPOB members do not run away from arguments and debate, "we welcome it because it is on that way that we dismantle the junk and lies of the enemies and gullible even among us.

The official inauguration of the unit was performed by Mazi Nwikpuka Boniface the Ikwo LGA coordinator shortly after the audience interactions anchored by the central senatorial district coordinator Mazi Nwankwo Ikechukwu.

Speaking after the inauguration, Mazi Samuel Nwudele the unit coordinator of Ndufu Echara Ikwo. appreciated his members for their zeal and compliance to the quest for Biafra restoration, he pledged his total loyalty to IPOB leadership and promised to work hard in getting Biafra restored, even in establishing of new and more units in the villages across Ndufu  community, according to him " We shall not relent in our quest for Biafra freedom, we will make sure that in no distant time all the villages in this whole community will have one or two IPOB family units established there and any moment from now we'll invite you back for our zonal inauguration. He further prayed Chukwu-Okike-Abiama to guide and protect each and every one who attended the inauguration safely to their different areas of domicile.

Written by:
Ogeh Friday Igiri
For: Ebonyi State Media

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