Friday, 4 December 2015

A RECAP


For days now there has been protest by Pro-Biafra groups, the Movement for the Actualization of the Soverign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Onitsha. This protest has reportedly led to the death of 9 civilians,  2 Police amd many injured. Properties have also been burnt (Dangote can testify)


I have really thought hard to understand these groups and what they truly hope to achieve. There is a proverb in my place that says "I ku Nwanyi e be gi a Igbu ewu" meaning " To marry a woman does not end in doing her sendforth"

It is not enough loosing voices, youths, properties and causing serious traffic chanting and clamouring for Biafra. 
Biafra when Anambra will not marry Abia, 
Biafra when the leaders of the states cannot provide security
Biafra where civil servants have not been paid for over 7months
Biafra when Abia will not marry Imo
Biafra when Nsukka people are seen as third class igbo people "e speaki kwele"
Biafra when Abakaliki people are only seen as rice marketers.
Biafra yet you discriminate amongst catholic and Anglicans. 
Biafra and yet some are seen as outcast "osu"
Biafra when Aba products are seen as the most sub standard products on earth 
Finally to all the youths clamouring for Biafra ask yourselves 
1. What you have done for Nigeria 
2. What has your Governor done for you (Biafran States)
3. What have your leaders done for the families of those who have lost their lives for this cause. 
4. What resources do you have to sustain yourselves considering the fact that a lot of our natural resources are under exploited.


Clamouring for Biafra is like saying those states  should control their "under exploited" resources.  No good roads, electricity,  work, security and you want to be independent  (hmmmm 😷)
A friend of mine once suggested that any state that cannot stand should merge 😁😭 "Abia, Imo and Anambra will merge and form ABIMBRA State" when we literally fight for everything Land, Boundary, Properties in fact we don't even love ourselves let alone our neighbours  cos if we did we will understand that we will achieve more as a country if we are united.

Just as we all pray to God heal to our land lets also not allow ourselves be used as pawns by these so called people... Dear Youths dont let anyone deceive you that you are the leaders of tomorrow and you need to violently take it by force.
As individuals we need to change our mentality towards alot of things before we can see the change been clamoured for. 
Change in the sense that citizens of Kogi , Bayelsa will come out n vote peacefully today 🙏🙏.

#SayNoToViolence
#SayNoToAllTheKillings
#UnitedWeStand
#ThereIsStrengthInUnity
#YouthsDoNotAllowYourselvesToBeUsedAsThugs

9 comments:

  1. Nice Article. I wish people will just think for themselves and not be easily manipulated.

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  2. Good one dear, you're doing a good job

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  3. Good read, Barrister. I hope your target audience will get to read this and embrace the thoughts you've shared.

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  4. OSU cast system is also exists in Nigeria and what has Nigeria don about it? Discrimination is part of civilisation and it won't Chang even if you have Abia state as a country. uSA is a country yet there's racism against black people and other minorities. Let there be true federalism and there won't be Biafra agitation

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  5. OSU cast system is also exists in Nigeria and what has Nigeria don about it? Discrimination is part of civilisation and it won't Chang even if you have Abia state as a country. uSA is a country yet there's racism against black people and other minorities. Let there be true federalism and there won't be Biafra agitation

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  6. Nice Write up dearie! !! keep making us proud...

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  7. Nice Write up dearie! !! keep making us proud...

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  8. Good article. I hope the Igbo elders will impact wisdom to these youths.

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  9. I have never seen a more bias and weak argument. So statehood is now decided by who marries who? So Ohafia girl refusing to marry an Mbaise man means they both are not supposed to be in Nigeria then.

    Nations are built on a common identity, shared values and the desire to be one. Not on who marries who.

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