The leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday led over 2,000 members of the group in their full regalia to march on Nri land chanting “No election” in Anambra State.
Kanu was in Nri, the ancestral home of Igboland in Anocha Local Government Area of state to visit the Nri kingmaker, Chief Shedrach Mbanefo (Adama Nri).
He said that that God’s anger would descend on the people of Anambra if the November 18 governorship election is allowed to hold.
The IPOB insisted that the governorship election will not hold unless Acting President Yemi Osinbajo gives him date for a referendum on Biafra Republic.
While addressing members of IPOB, Kanu said that the only way Biafra independence can be achieved is to boycott all elections in the Biafran land, adding that anybody that defiles the order will have himself to be blamed.
He said: “Anybody that stands on the way of Biafra will be destroyed. I have not made any pronouncement that did not come to pass. I am saying that there will be no election in Anambra State on November 18.
“Nobody can stop IPOB. Biafran land is grossly marginalised; we have no good roads, no electricity, no source of water and so on. I am sure that Muhammadu Buhari will not come back again and if anybody said there will be no Biafra, what happened to Buhari will happen to the person,” he said.
Earlier, Mbanefo prayed for Kanu and assured him of Igbo support for the struggle and Biafran emancipation.
He said: “Kanu’s visit to the ancestral home of Adama Nri is a mystery and spiritual and this is an indication that Biafran sovereignty will be achieved. May God continue to bless him and his family as he champions the Biafran course.”
Kanu was later accompanied by Adama Nri and other elders of Nri community to Nri Garden of Edem (Okefi forest) where he prayed fervently for Biafran freedom.
The IPOB leader had visited the historic “ Ohianwehi” known by Igbo tradition as “forest of life” where the first burnt offering was scarified by the Jewish Igbo ancestors when they migrated from Israel about 300 years ago.
Kanu who was accompanied by his wife and other Biafra agitators prayed at the entrance of the forest, which according to history had not been entered some 300 years ago.
He told thousands of agitators who thronged to Nri Community Square to catch a glimpse of the IPOB leader that the alleged plot to Islamise Nigeria is real.
He vowed that nobody would be able to achieve such an “evil agenda” in his life time, saying he would resist it with everything left in him.