Akubumma Princewill | For Biafra Times
JULY 1, 2017
For more than 49 years now, Biafrans has been handing over their franchises to the politicians during every election without seeing the dividends.
These politicians have been taking the masses for a ride for a long time now thinking that after all, they can use money and power to manipulate the people’s minds forgetting that there’s a limit to what a man can take.
This is a moment of truth, and they must take it with a pinch of salt no matter how bad it tastes. You can have all the money at your disposal but when it comes to power and sovereignty, it belongs to the people!
It is the people that determines what happens in any democratic dispensation, and as well determines who rules over them.
We Biafrans have had enough, and by this declaration, we are making it abundantly clear that we are sick and tired of Nigeria and her polity and that we will no longer take part in any election ever again on Biafra soil as part of our civil disobedience until the Nigerian government calls upon the United Nations, the African Union and other world governing bodies to conduct a referendum for us to decide where we belongs to.
It is quite disheartening that after these 49 years of unfruitful governance, reckless abandon, inequality, suppression and gross marginalization suffered by the Biafran people at the hands of the Hausa Fulanis and their counterparts from the west (the Yorubas) with the endorsement of the rogue politicians from the old eastern region, that the same politicians gathered the effrontery to ask the masses to hand their franchises once again to them!
And one would ask ‘should we vote you into power once again to what end’? After we have done so for so many years without any positive result?
It is GAME OVER!
We have had enough! No more!
We hereby declare that from now on, we must continue to get rid of anything representing Nigeria in the whole of Biafra region until we are given a date to vote in referendum which must be duly observed by the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU), but until then, no more elections in Biafra land.
And moreover, we want to put it to you here that if you really want people to vote for you in any election, then you must bring back your children and family members from abroad where they are residing to stand at the polls during the elections to enable you represent them well in government.
Your children and family members who are far away from the menace of the Fulani herdsmen and the carnage of the Boko Haram terrorists are the ones who is to do the job and not the poor masses who cannot afford three square meals a day even after standing in the scourging sun for hours in order to vote you into power only for you to turn your backs on them afterwards. It is still them that are usually slaughtered and maimed by the foot soldiers of your pay masters without you providing them with security and protection which you always swore during oath of office and during campaign.
To say the least, it is these poor masses that have suffered because the money meant for the education of their children and for the equipping of the hospitals and provision of infrastructure has been stolen by you and stashed away and hidden in foreign banks abroad for yourselves and your children.
These poor masses have been left to die in sicknesses and diseases because the money meant for their free medical care has been looted by you with impunity and sheer greediness.
Enough is enough! No more shall you take out some stolen cash from public fund and start sharing during campaign in order to steal our franchises and leave us to languish in hunger and suffering afterwards.
No more shall you deceive us again with your quarter bags of rice and tin tomatoes during campaign only to turn your backs on us after you have been voted into power. We don’t need them anymore, give them to your family members, we are no longer interested!
We don’t need your bogus and empty promises any more
What we need is Biafra
What we need is freedom
What we need is a country we can proudly build by ourselves and boldly call our own.
What we need now is referendum not election!
Be informed that we have come a long way and will stop at nothing other than getting our nation Biafra restored. We have sworn to restore Biafra, and Biafra we shall get.
It is either Biafra or nothing exist anymore in Nigeria.
God bless the Republic of Biafra.
THE BIAFRA TIMES