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Biafra MASSOB bars Nwobo from entering Igbo land

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The two were prohibited from Igbo land over their anti-Biafra position.

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has reportedly barred the former governor of Enugu state, Okwesilieze Nwodo and the former minister of Labour/Productivity, Emeka Wogu, from stepping foot on Igbo land.

According to Vanguard, the two were prohibited over their anti-Biafra position and their recent alliance with the APC.

Report said Nwodo, a former national chairman of the PDP, and Wogu had on Sunday, April 10, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a meeting of the party's south-east geopolitical zone.

At the meeting, while receiving the defectors, the national vice-chairman and convener of the meeting, Emma Eneukwu called of MASSOB to abandon the Biafra struggle and join in building a united Nigeria.

“We call on the groups agitating for separation from a united Nigeria, particularly, the IPOB and MASSOB to re-think and abandon the idea and join the other tribes in building a formidable united Nigeria where all Nigerians will be equally treated in line with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” Eneukwu said.

READ: ‘Stop eating Fulani cows,’ IPOB urges Biafrans

Nwodo, who spoke on Monday, April 11, in Abuja, however denied defecting to the APC. He acknowledged that the situation in the PDP has become embarrassing and unexciting, but insisted he has chosen to remain in the party.

Although he noted that his wife has defected to the APC.

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