The Presidential candidate of Peoples Trust, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, says he will bring Biafra back to Nigeria if elected as President in 2019.
Olawepo-Hashim gave the assurance while speaking to a cross session of Journalists in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
The Presidential candidate said the Eastern part of Nigeria is an integral part that cannot be separated.
His words: “She is called Nigeria because of all the ethnic groups put together and when one is separated, no complete Nigeria anymore and our strength in diversity as known will depart from us as currently experienced, if Biafra is not brought back, Nigeria will continue in this struggle as it is not God’s plan for Nigeria as a nation. Once we are voted into power, Biafra will return to Nigeria and the lost glory of Nigeria will be restored and be united in one indivisible strength again,” he opined.
Speaking further, Olawepo-Hashim said his choice for having a foremost activist Arthur Nwankwo is to bring his wealth of experience and his activism to bare so that NigeriaGOHBetter as he represents the eastern people of Nigeria who are business oriented people that Nigeria can not afford to lose not now or even in future.
The Presidential candidate stressed that Nigeria is not owned by any particular region, religion or tribes and as such, everyone deserves to be treated as a citizen with equal rights and privileges and Biafra must urgently be brought back for Nigeria to thrive again.
Meanwhile, Concise News reports that Nnamdi Kanu is leading a group seeking secession from Nigeria. The group, known as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has since been proscribed by the Nigerian Government.