The spiritual leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, his Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu has said that God has not approved the Biafra agitation. He has said they cannot succeed.
According to report, the spiritual leader said he has prayed against Biafra and that it will not come to pass.
“His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star has for the umpteenth time spoken against the ongoing agitation for the sovereignty of Biafra, insisting that it will not succeed since God has not approved of it,” the spiritual leader said.
He urged his followers to pray on the street of Aba against Biafra and instead call for the peace and unity of Nigeria saying Biafra “should disappear because it is not in the agenda of God
“Few weeks ago, a pan Igbo organisation, Igbo World Congress, headed by former Biafran war lord, Col Joe Achuzia (rtd) who is one of Obu’s teeming adherents, was in Calabar where they appealed to Olumba Obu for his kind
“Towards resolving the Biafra question, all Igbo leaders and youths under the leadership of Achuzia also resolved to hold what they called Ibo Love and Unity Feast, which occasion they aim to bring together many Igbo interests.”
Meanwhile, the special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla, said there is nothing wrong with the army’s presence in the southeast. Obono-Obla said that the president has the power to deploy the military to any part of Nigeria and Abia state is still a part of the country.
He argued that President Buhari can decide to send the armed forces of Nigeria on police duties if needed, The Nation reports.