Uwazuruike Biafra leader distances himself from protests

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) accused Chief Ralph Uwazuruike of N4b fraud, and subsequently expelled him.

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The enstranged leader of Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has revealed that the protests in the South-East are politically motivated.

Uwazuruike who recently renamed the Biafran group to Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), said violence was never in the plan.

He said “We are apologizing to people of the South-east and Hausas in the region, who were affected by the protest. What they have done is violent and may even endanger the lives of many Igbos in the North.”

Adding that “During the protest, shops were closed down and houses were burnt. That behaviour has even caused people to dislike the struggle.”

Uwazuruike said those masterminding the protests are expelled members of the Biafra group.

He also chided Nnamdi Kanu for preaching hate, saying “Why must heaven fall because Nnamdi Kanu was arrested? What happened to Benjamin Oneuka who has been in prison because of Biafra?”

Chief Uwazuruike also called on the Department of Security Service (DSS) to release Kanu since the court has granted him bail.

Read: Group accuses Uwazuruike of N4b fraud

Nnamdi Kanu was reportedly arrested by the DSS in his hotel room, at the Golden Tulip Essential Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos state.

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) accused Chief Ralph Uwazuruike of N4b fraud, and subsequently expelled him.

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