A coalition of pro-Biafra groups have disclosed date for
2018 Biafra Day celebration.
The coalition said the annual Biafra Day celebration will hold
on May 30, 2018.
This date was agreed upon, following a meeting of the
coalition and was contained in a statement signed by the
The statement was signed by Comrade Uchenna Madu
( Leader of MASSOB), Nwada Eberechukwu Anigbogu ( DG,
MOBIN), Engineer Innocent Amadi (BHRI), and Mazi Felix
The coalition include, Movement for the Actualization of the
Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Eastern Peoples’
Congress (EPC), Igbo Youth Cultural and Restoration
Initiative (IYCRI), Bilie Human Rights Initiative (BHRI),
Movement of Biafrans in Nigeria (MOBIN).
Salvation People of Biafra (SP), World Union of Biafran
Scientists (WUBS), Shadow Government of Biafra (SGB),
Biafran National Liberation Council (BNLC), Biafran
Revolutionary Organisation (BRO).
Others include, Biafran Liberation Crusade (BLC), Joint
Revolutionary Council of Biafra (JRCB), Biafra Revolutionary
Force (BRF), Customary Government of Biafra (CGB), Biafran
Intellectual Clergy Forum (BICF), Biafra Movement for
Biafran Central Council (BCC) and Biafran United Liberation
According to the statement, “We are happy to announce that
the annual May 30th celebration of the Biafran people will
hold this year.
“Pro Biafran groups have unanimously agreed and resolved
to jointly observe, commemorate and celebrate the 51 years
anniversary of Biafra declaration by our foremost leader, Dim
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu on 30th May, 2018.
“There will be a candle night procession on the night of 29th
May. The people of Biafra all over the world are enjoined to
observe the candle night prayers in their respective homes if
they can not participate in the holy procession.
“This year’s anniversary will be celebrated by the people of
Biafra not as a pro Biafra group, it is a mark of respect and
honour to our father land, it is also a reminder to the visions
and commandments of our great ancestors that we are not
Nigerians but Biafrans.
“We enjoin our people to get ready for the celebration of this
great anniversary which we will hold to remind ourselves to
continue the self determination movement for Biafra
actualization and restoration.”