'Come back and fight for BIAFRA' – MASSOB dares Nnamdi Kanu
The Movement for the Survival of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has asked the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to come back home and fight for Biafra.
The leadership of MASSOB has also warned Kanu to stop insulting Ralph Uwazuruike, its leader, over regarding issues related to the struggle for Biafra.
Speaking in a telephone interview with a Punch Newspaper correspondent on Thursday, the movement’s National Director of Information, Sunday Okereafor, said it was wrong for Kanu to stay in Canada, United States of America or London and think that he could achieve Biafra from outside Nigeria.
Additionally, Okereafor also faulted Kanu for accusing Uwazuruike of thwarting the fight towards achieving a sovereign state of Biafra, adding that the MASSOB leader brought the IPOB leader into the struggle.
MASSOB is telling Nnamdi Kanu to come down home and fight for the freedom, rather than hiding abroad. Nnamdi Azikiwe was in Nigeria as Governor General of Nigeria and Muammar Ghaddafi was there fighting for the freedom of his people, Jomo Kenyatta fought for the freedom of Kenyans from Kenya.
“Also, Thomas Jefferson of America stayed in America and fought for their own freedom. So, Nnamdi Kanu should come home; he should bring his own members home and fight, rather than castigating Uwazuruike.