Biafra groups meet in Accra
A four day All Biafra Conference kicked off Friday in Accra, Ghana.
The first Biafran conference was convened by an independent and neutral international organization affiliated with United Nations, Organisation of Emerging African States (OEAS).
A statement issued from Accra by the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) said some Biafra groups in attendance include MASSOB, Biafra Liberation Council, Ekwenche Organization, Biafra Liberation Crusade, Biafra National Youth League, Customary Government of Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB), representatives of some Niger Delta Ethnic groups.
Dr Ebenezer Akwanga, secretary general of OEAS who after registration and accreditation briefed the participants on the reasons of the conference emphasized much on the unity and oneness of mind towards Biafra actualization and restoration irrespective of groups' ideology, interest or modus operandi.
Immediately after the briefing, the participating groups entered into a family meeting , which is ongoing.
According to Madu,the reasons of the conference “is to strategize mutually on building synergies and mutual understanding towards Biafra actualization and restoration through establishing a common Biafra platform that will bind the indifferences of Biafra groups together.
“Secondly to restrategise on the more effective way of securing the release of Biafra detainees in Nigeria and in diaspora.”