APC: Pro-Biafra Protests Could Scuttle 2023 Igbo Presidency Project

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-East
zone on Sunday expressed worries over the ongoing mass protest by
members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other groups
across states in the zone, lamenting that if nothing is quickly done, it
could ultimately affect the possible emergence of a Nigeria President
of Igbo extraction by 2023.

In a statement by the spokesman of South-East APC Leadership Caucus, Mr
Osita Okechukwu, the party appealed to the protesting groups who are
demandingthe immediate and unconditional release of their leader, Nnamdi
Kanu to stop the war drums in the overall interest of the Igbo nation.

This came as a faction of the Movement for the Actualisation of the
Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) expressed outrage at the statement
credited to the Enugu-based fiery priest, Fr. Ejike Mbaka in which he
reportedly asked the pro-Biafra protesters to seek for other meaningful
things to do with their time instead of disturbing the peace of the

The group in a statement by its Director of Information, Uchenna Madu
condemned Fr Mbaka’s statement “against Biafra as insensitive, unguided,
so selfish & shameful”.
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