Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB splits

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Emma Amaize, Regional Editor

A faction of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, identified as The Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIOPOB, has broken out of the main group over alleged inflexible and defeatist position of IPOB led by Nnamdi Kanu, currently in detention.

Spokesperson of the splinter group, Chima Phillip Effiong Osuji, said the decision to break away as taken at an emergency meeting convened by some disaffected members of IPOB on Monday, August 22, 2016 in Aba, Abia state,."

"That the lessons and history of the civil war will only reinforce the belief in ourselves to reach the zenith in this great country, Nigeria, where opportunities abound for every one regardless of tribe or religion, and even where such narrow sentiments exist, we will not see ourselves as victims, Never," The group added.

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