Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has called on the people of South-east to come out en mass to vote for candidates of their choice come Saturday’s governorship elections.
The group urged Ndigbo especially those in lagos not to succumb to any threat or intimidation by anyone or any part of the country but to massively vote for candidates of their choice during the elections.
In a statement issued in Abakaliki by its leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, MASSOB said it would Thursday unveil its governorship candidates, irrespective of political platform or party.
The statement reads in part: “Biafran citizens living in different parts of Nigeria are encouraged to keep exercising their right to vote especially at the coming governorship elections on the 9th of March, 2019,
“MASSOB will on Thursday unveil gubernatorial candidates irrespective of political platform or political party that are Igbo oriented in both in Igbo land and in Lagos state. They will indisputably have the massive votes and support of Ndigbo in Saturday’s gubernatorial elections.
“We appreciate the efforts of Afenifere to douse the tension created by some of their lost sons. We are watching the security agencies keenly as they continue protecting criminals who now steal with bullion vans while intimidating non-violence Biafrans in Nigeria”.