The Indigenous Of us of Biafra (IPOB) and the Yoruba One Voice (YOV) have reiterated their resolve to comprehend Biafra and Oduduwa Nations.
Warning of an implosion in Nigeria, they knowledgeable the federal authorities to between now and October 1, 2021, conduct a referendum to allow residents choose whether or not or to not depart or keep inside the nation.
This was contained in a joint launch made on the market to NAIJAFUTURES on Friday.
It was signed by Sina Okanlomo, YOV Fundamental Secretary and Chika Edoziem, Head, IPOB Directorate of State.
The assertion said Southern of us have been enduring life “with others, who do not share our private values, whose strategies of life, mannerisms, ideology, are untoward, inimical, alien, hostile to our of us.”
The our our bodies well-known that it is time to boldly jettison the 1999 Construction of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), “which was not a product of the collective will of the parents.”
They said the construction was decreed into existence by the Fundamental Abdulsalami Abubakar administration, after the annulment of June 12, 1993 widespread elections, “gained sincere and sq. by the late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola.”
The signatories well-known that the 1914 “compelled amalgamation” has entrenched poverty, underdevelopment, mediocrity, unemployment, wanton killings, terrorism, inequality, insecurity, injustice, ethnic bigotry, non secular fanaticism and breach of human rights.
IPOB and YOV said from all indications, the current administration of Nigeria has not at all been devoted to the fundamental goals and directives of the concepts of statehood, insurance coverage insurance policies of federalism as enshrined in Chapter II of the construction.
They stated that folk of the South are uninterested within the terrorism, insecurity, hopelessness, injustice, killings, unemployment, inequality, corruption, scandals, violence, oppression, extortion, and repression.
“Our aspiration is to assemble a safe Nation for our Peoples and on this regard, we demand that there need to be a referendum, so that our peoples can freely and fairly make a democratic different, whether or not or not they should proceed with Nigeria as presently configured or search their correct to self-determination sooner than the 2023 widespread elections.
“As a approach to cease an implosion of varieties, we, on behalf of our of us, as a result of this reality demand an accurate referendum/plebiscite, to be carried out between now and the primary of October, 2021, in accordance with the Rights of Indigenous Peoples all all over the world beneath the regulation as equipped inside the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) charters.”
The groups said if the parents choose self-determination, there may very well be a direct activation for the creation of Oduduwa and Biafran Nations out of Nigeria from October 2, 2021.
IPOB and YOV knowledgeable Southern of us to keep away from Nigeria’s sixtieth Independence Anniversary actions.
They knowledgeable them to be free from “interior colonization” and to stay at residence on October 1, 2020.
The assertion knowledgeable agitators to be ready for added requires peaceful and licensed demonstrations.