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Biafra: IPOB Reveals Why Nigerian Government Shutdown Port Harcourt, Calabar, Warri Seaports

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BY JOHN OWEN NWACHUKWU

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday, said that the Federal Government’s closure of the seaports in the South-South was to strangulate the economy of South-East.

This was part of a statement signed by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful on Monday.

In the statement, Powerful quoted IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, as demanding the reopening of Warri, Calabar and Port Harcourt seaports.

The IPOB described their continued closure as one of the injustices it had been fighting.

The statement added, “IPOB is about the liberation of all Biafra territories. Only mischief makers will imply otherwise.

“Yet, some people from the coastal part of Biafraland will beat their chest to admit to working towards one Nigeria and foolishly channel their grievances against the same IPOB that is trying to save all of us.

“These traitors hiding under the name of one pro-Biafra group or another cleverly forgot that their masters in the Federal Government have reached an …

Yakubu Gowon's-Led Genocidal Campaign: The Pogrom

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“Each morning when we came out of the house there were people gathered everywhere, begging for help. Children were crying… people were dying all around us… parents were crying as they buried their children. I knew a lot of these people, because I had lived among them in the parish. As a young priest I was not prepared to deal with this — it was unimaginable.”

-----------------Aengus Finucane, Irish Catholic Priest. Image: Peter Williams, Owerri Feeding Center, 1968.