By Babajide Okeowo
The crisis rocking the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has taken a turn for the worse and The Matrix has uncovered the real reasons behind the crisis.
The Matrix learnt from the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB that the emergence of Prof. George Obiozor as the newly elected President General (PG), was an imposition on the South East by certain “cabals running Nigeria.”
The Matrix also gathered that the Presidency and Miyetti Allah played a role in the emergence of Prof Obiozor as President General.
The discoveries were contained in a statement titled, “Why we can’t recognises George Obiozor as President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo” signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful.
“We, the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, ably led by our great leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, wish to state without any ambiguity, that we cannot work together with the newly appointed President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief George Obiozor.
This is because he was imposed on the Igbo socio-cultural body by the cabal running Nigeria. The cabal was instrumental to the emergence of Obiozor as Ohaneze National President according to our findings.
IPOB closely monitored the jamboree in the name of an election that produced Chief Obiozor as the new Ohanaeze helmsman, critically analysed the antecedents of those behind his emergence, and concluded that we cannot in all honesty work with him because we are not ideologically compatible
Obiozor may not be entirely evil but those behind him are unrepentant enemies of Biafra. Naturally, he can only do the bidding of his sponsors, thus sacrificing Igbo Biafra interest at the altar of few self-centered political desperados.
We have not forgotten that before the shambolic election of Ohanaeze president, sometime last year, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Associations of Nigeria (MACBAN) wrote a compelling letter to Aso Rock seeking Gambari’s support to install one of their stooges in Ohanaeze Ndigbo as its leader. We raised the alarm then but nobody listened to us, so IPOB cannot work with a man we know will be remote-controlled by a Fulani terrorist group in the shape of Miyetti Allah and by extension the Federal Government of Nigeria,” the group said.
Meanwhile, the crisis rocking the transition process of Ohanaeze Ndigbo took a turn for the worse as the Chief Uche Okwukwu led faction has sued the newly elected President General asking the court for an order to restrain him from parading himself as leader of the group.
Obiozor, according to Okwukwu, is a “product of illegality as the election that purportedly elected him on January 10, 2021, was not conducted in line with the constitution of the organisation.”
Okwukwu, the “suspended” Secretary-General of the body, had on January 9, led a faction that reportedly elected Chief Chidi Ibeh as PG.
In the case brought before the Abuja High Court and billed for hearing on January 24, Okwukwu is also asking for an interpretation of Articles 10, 11, 14, and 21 of the organisation’s constitution.
The plaintiff also asked for a declaration that his suspension as a scribe was invalid and that the December 20 Ime-Obi meeting that produced the Chief Enwo Igariwey-led election committee was null and void since the constitutional provisions were allegedly not met.
He demanded N30 million as general damages against the president general and registered trustees of the body.