The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has congratulated Igbos and its members for the success of Biafra remembrance day 2023.
IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Powerful, said Tuesday’s Biafra remembrance day was a success and peaceful.
May 30 has been set aside to remember those who died during the civil war and the agitation for the actualization of Biafra.
Prior to the event, IPOB had declared a sit-at-home to mark the occasion.
However, Powerful commended Igbos for the outcome of the remembrance day.
A statement by Powerful reads: “We the global family and movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) under our great leader Mazi Nnamdi Okwuchukwu Kanu congratulates the Indigenous People of Biafra across the globe over their show and determination to celebrate the Biafran Heroes and Heroines Day.
“We congratulate Biafrans in Australia, Italy, UK, Germany India, Austra, Denmark, Japan, France, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Belgium, Russia, Benin Republic, Togo and numerous zones and countries under the sun. You all have shown that the coming of Biafra is important to you and your families.
“IPOB operates in over 100 countries across Europe, Asia, America, Africa and Australia. We thank you all. Biafra Remembrance Day has come to stay, and we are going to continue until Biafra freedom is finally achieved and beyond. Remembering our heroes will continue to be an annual event.
“We equally thank the faithful Comrades in Biafraland that made the event worthwhile and those who held candlelight services all night in resolute pursuit of Biafra restoration.
The agitation for Biafra must continue. We are delighted by those who made the event very peaceful in Biafraland.
“We thank those from Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers, Delta States, and all the clans in Edo state, Kogi, Benue like people from Igbanke, Idoma and Igala who are standing tall as great Biafrans.
“The total lockdown today was peaceful, and we thank you all for the peaceful environment in BiafraLand. Nobody was forced to obey, as our dead heroes and heroines were honored.”