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MASSOB demands release of arrested members

MASSOB also demanded the release of its members’ corpses following the violence which occurred during a ceremony held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Biafra Republic.

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB).

The group made the call via a statement released to Punch by spokesman, Uchenna Madu.

It reads in part:

MASSOB demands the unconditional release of all Biafra agitators arrested yesterday (Monday), we also demand the release of bodies of dead ones. These men are prisoners of conscience who committed no criminal offence, they are only exercising their fundamental rights of existence.

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Anambra State is part of Biafra, we shall continue to exist and have our programmes in Anambra State.

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