May 07 2020 | Radio Biafra
How often have you asked yourself about the place of politicians in the Biafran struggle? How often do you undermine their role in this freedom fighting? Do Biafrans need them for a bill of referendum to be passed? Is it not time we begin to think outside the box?
Well, it appears to be very easy to answer; but to think that politicians are not needed is a clear case of ignorance, yet to think that we can risk Biafra for politicians is even a superior form of ignorance. Between these two lines, you will be shocked at the wisdom of Nnamdi Kanu.
Nnamdi Kanu has received much criticisms from people on why he has refused to work with Biafran politicians and not just that but wedging media/physical war against them. Ekweremadu was a clear case. Out of the many Biafran politicians, Ekweremadu is one of those held at high esteem, yet this did not prevent a scandalous humiliation in one of his foreign trips.
It is another case against Kanu by some that he had refused to work with the former Biafra body MASSOB now answering BIM-MASSOB, causing a proliferation of freedom fighting groups all in the name of Biafra.
IF YOU ARE ONE OF THESE, LISTEN!!!
The point of departure between IPOB and MASSOB has not been about anything as it is about the place of Nigerian politicians in Biafra. IPOB risked politicians to get Biafra while MASSOB risked Biafra to get politicians. Again, while IPOB sidelined them, MASSOB embraced them and even campaigned for them, that with Jonathan as the then president, MASSOB brought her crusade to a conclusive end. This made Uwazuruike to pronounce that he has gotten Biafra, that what we now have is the Biafra we have been yarning for. Really?
What Nnamdi Kanu has done was to show that politicians are not a do without. If his crusade has revealed anything, it is that politicians are important but not exclusive in the Biafran fight. We need politicians but not corrupt ones. If Biafra has a future to secure, it must not be with corrupt and crooked people as its custodians.
The duplicitous nature of politicians is answerable to the question that Igbos don’t have leaders. The Igbo people are very proud and careful people, they don’t care so much about leaders but if they must have one, he must not be a fool. Until now, Igbo politicians have not been able to prove themselves otherwise.
Whatever it is, the fact that politicians have abandoned and deceived us in the past has drawn a large question mark on their credibility that they may even strangle themselves for the people and yet no one will trust them.
However, one must not fail to realise that true politicians are clear paths to thread on. One can imagine what it will look like if we have two Abaribes in the senate chambers. Such is what the people want; those who will stand in for them no matter what.
One may then ask; to what extent are politicians needed? Apart from fighting for our interest in the senate, do we also need them as governors, LG chairmen etc?
Obviously, Kanu has reached where he is today with little or no help from politicians but even more surprising is that Biafra don’t need them at all. With the turn of Nnamdi Kanu’s strategies, the place of the politicians has collapsed.
Some don’t know that no matter how much supportive the politicians in Nigeria are, Biafran senators cannot push any bill for referendum in a northern dominated senate. MASSOB has no clue of this. This is the reason why the ZOO MUST FALL.
Biafra is something that cannot be born from the breath of Nigeria, Biafra can only come from its ashes. The tone of the Biafran struggle today is one seeking for more corrupt politicians. We don’t need more people like Abaribe, we need people that can sink the zoo, people like Buhari.
Politicians have now plummeted from the MASSOB’s high elevation of importance to IPOB’s lowest classification of nothingness. We want Biafra but we want Nigeria to collapse also. If we want Nigeria to collapse, we won’t be risking our valuables to install politicians except ones that will help its inevitable collapse.
WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND NNAMDI KANU, YOU CANNOT HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH HIS STRATEGY!!!
100% WITH MAZI NNAMDI KANU.
Chibuike John Nebeokike
For: Radio Biafra Media