MASSOB has also disowned its founder, Chief Ralph Uwazurike, as well as
cautioned that it was not affiliated to any group called Biafra
Independent Movement (BIM),The pro-Biafra group says it has no part in
any Biafra celebration slated for Monday, May 22,
Mr. Uchenna Madu, who claimed to be the leader of MASSOB, directed their
members to shun the May 22 celebration and brace up for the main event
slated for May 30, which is Biafra Remembrance Day.
He called on supporters of the movement not to give up as the birth of Biafra was already in sight
He said that MASSOB wished to inform the people of Biafra that “we don’t have any Biafra anniversary program on 22 May, 2017’’.
“The sit at home exercise calls for sober reflection on the way forward,
it calls for individual and family prayers for speedy actualization and
restoration of Biafra, it will also reflect on building synergy and
cohesion among the Pro Biafra groups for the preparation for the coming
“MASSOB also reiterates our earlier position that we are not attached to any group called Biafra Independent Movement (BIM),
is not BIM, also the so called BIM can never be MASSOB. MASSOB
collaborates and work with other genuine pro -Biafra groups like IPOB,
Lower Niger Congress, Eastern Peoples Congress, Biafra Peoples National
Council, Joint Revolutionary Council and AFRA Descendants.
The people of Biafra should disregard the false information that MASSOB will observe Biafra day on May 22, 201, he said.
golden jubilee celebration of Biafra declaration anniversary will be
golden and superlative. It will be a moment of sober reflection among
the Biafra agitators.“