Biafra

UK asylum: MASSOB demands referendum on Biafra, not asylum

Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, the founder of MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has rejected the asylum offer granted to its members by the United Kingdom.

The Biafra secessionist group described the offer as an arrangement between President Muhammadu Buhari and the UK to divert the attention of Igbo from the Biafra struggle.

MASSOB in a statement by its spokesman reads below; “The government of Britain is the sole architecture of the political, economic and religious problems of the people of Biafra in Nigeria even till today.

“It has not shown any remorse or apologise to the people of Biafra.

“Britain killed, maimed mesmerised and wounded our fathers, mothers and brethren through the Hausa Fulanis. MASSOB rejects their asylum gift.

“How can the chief persecutor of the people of Biafra suddenly turn to be our pacesetter? Britain and Nigeria can no longer deceive the world again concerning the plights of the people of Biafra.

“Our unified resilience, resolutions and unshakable spirit of no surrender will continue to hunt down this geographical expression called Nigeria.

“MASSOB demands referendum on Biafra not asylum.”

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