The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has stated its members will participate in subsequent month’s normal election.
The group, which said this on the finish of its National Executive Council assembly in Enugu on Friday, urged its members to take part within the polls.
The assembly, which was presided over by its chief, Uchenna Madu, at their Awgu headquarters, Enugu State was attended by all of the state, zonal, local government and nationwide administrators of the group.
The group additionally resolved to allowed INEC to conduct elections within the South-east “for people who nonetheless imagine within the Nigeria state”.
“MASSOB suggested that different professional Biafra teams that deliberate to boycott the elections are entitled to remain at home throughout elections days,” it stated through an announcement.
The assertion which was signed by its spokesperson, Samuel Edeson stated in recognition of the liberty of political participation and workouts, “we declare that this year’s normal elections in Nigeria won’t be stopped or boycotted in Biafra land”.
“Our folks that also imagine in Nigerian venture are free to take part within the electoral processes of Nigeria including this year as we are going to enable INEC to conduct elections in Biafra land.”
MASSOB, reaffirmed its dedication to the actualisation of Biafra via non-violence and worldwide diplomacy “in collaboration and brotherhood with different progressive professional Biafra teams”.
“MASSOB, having realised that Biafrans can’t forcefully impose our fascinating curiosity on the folks of Nigeria. Also having understood the ideas of non-violence, MASSOB unanimously agreed and resolved that Nigeria state will independently and internally observe and conduct their political workouts including normal elections.
“That Nigeria elections will come and go regardless of whoever that wins in each nationwide and state elections. That we should proceed with Biafra venture of actualisation regardless of each inside and exterior distraction,” the assertion stated.