2023: IPOB rejects Peter Obi, Igbo Presidency

Mr. Peter Obi, Labour Party Presidential Candidate

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has rejected Mr. Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party.

The separatist group, also rejected Igbo Presidency, saying that it’s neither interested in an Igbo President nor a Nigerian President of South-East extraction.

The group added that its members are not part of Obi’s supporters because they are interested in Nigeria’s disintegration.

The spokesman of the group, Emma Powerful separatist group said Nigeria was irredeemable.

Powerful in a statement he signed said: “The Igbo people rallying behind Peter Obi are not IPOB members because IPOB’s goal is the disintegration of the Nigerian enterprise irrespective of whether Peter Obi or anyone else from the Biafran geographic space is contesting in the Nigerian farce of an election.

“IPOB is a freedom fighting movement and has nothing whatsoever to do with or in Nigerian politics. So long as we in IPOB are concerned, Nigeria is irredeemable.”

IPOB also reiterated its call for the release of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, and a referendum in the South-East.

Source: NAN

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