The chief of the De-facto Customary Authorities of Biafra has insisted the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra will maintain as INEC scheduled it, despite rival IPOB order of a sit-at-home protest from Nov 5.
The Head of Info and Communication, Uche Okafor-Mefor, described the IPOB menace as felony.
Asari and IPOB chief Nnamdi Kanu, previously collaborators, went their separate methods months earlier than Kanu was bundled residence from Kenya 4 years after leaping bail in Nigeria.
Since then, IPOB and its rival group have been waging verbal conflict towards one another.
“The federal government of Biafra hereby declares as follows; the hydra-headed authorities believes completely within the sanctity of human life – the safety of lives within the Biafran territory – and due to this fact condemns in no unsure phrases the continuing wanton destruction of lives and properties in Biafraland by each state and non-state actors regardless of their motives,” he mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday.
“That the De Facto Customary Authorities of Biafra extols the democratic ethos for which Biafrans are recognized and as such declares help for the folks of Biafra to train their democratic rights to vote and be voted for in Biafraland within the present and future elections.
“That consistent with this pronouncement, the De Facto Customary Authorities of Biafra affirms that elections in Anambra State and elsewhere in Biafraland should maintain by the extant legal guidelines; that any boycott of the Anambra elections and others elsewhere stays fruitless, counterproductive and can be incapable of invalidating the electoral course of as a result of a winner should emerge ultimately by the circumstances strongly urged to exit and vote for the popular candidates of their selections.
“That the continued violent marketing campaign for the boycott of elections and different ancillary unethical conducts that are inimical to the development of the Biafran trigger are subsequently frowned at and as such should be discouraged forthwith.
“That the proponents of this self-annihilating technique should be reminded that in actuality, one of the best ways to be in command of political energy is by partaking and by going by way of the democratic course of itself or they’ll in any other case and in impact be aiding and abating the identical Fulani-controlled Nigerian state to all of the extra closely militarise Biafraland, impose a state of emergency, kill extra Biafrans, finally rig the elections and fraudulently set up their stooges.”
IPOB is threatening with the protest as a result of its chief Nnamdi Kanu will not be launched but, as he resumed standing trial for terrorism and treason.
The federal authorities claims by way of his speeches and management, IPOB has been killing authorities officers and perceived enemies.