Biafra Group Blasts Ohaneze Over Atiku's Endorsement, Advises Igbos
Pro-Biafra agitators.

Pro Biafra group, the Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has criticized Igbo socio-cultural Organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo for getting involved in politics.

The group appealed to the people of the Southeast and South-south regions to be mindful of politicians and campaign promises.

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They were reacting to recent launch of Political campaigns in Southeast by President Mohammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

The National Leader of BNYL, Princewill Chimezie Richard, in a statement to Daily Post on Friday, advised the people not to “allow themselves to be used as political tools to kill people for selfish interests.”

Ohanaeze Ndigbo had endorsed Atiku on Thursday during a meeting of Imeobi, the highest decision-making body of Ohanaeze.

Ohanaeze said they endorsed the former Vice President because they believed he has restructuring agenda which they’re clamoring for.

But BNYL on Friday said that Ohanaeze ought not to have gotten itself involved in politics, adding that it endorsed a wrong candidate that doesn’t have Igbo interest at heart.

The group added: “Northern politicians, after this election, our people will totally be forgotten for another four years, and it goes on like that.

“We are wiser now. None of our people should fight for Buhari when he loses or fight for Atiku when Buhari wins. We will not tolerate it”

You will recall that that few days ago BYNL had warned Ohaneze against endorsing Atiku, explaining that an organisation like Ohaneze will be disrespecting Igbos by getting itself involved in politics or endorsing any political candidate.

The group, one of the loud voices in the long-drawn struggle for Biafra, also recently blasted Nigerian government for allowing Cameroonians kidnap indigenes of Bakassai, one of the territories Biafra agitators are claiming to be one of their territories.