The countries are nations that supported the Biafran struggle and recognised Biafra as an independent state. They are Gabon, Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Haiti
At the end of the civil war, Ojukwu sought asylum in Ivory Coast from where he returned to Nigeria in 1982 when he was granted state pardon by former President Shehu Shagari
Obi who reiterated the determination of Nigerians to give the leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, a befitting burial, added that arrangements for the burial would soon be announced.
Government activities in tthe state has been reduced to pay last respect for Ojukwu.Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, declared seven-day mourning and the rain of tributes for the late Ikemba Nnewi continued to pour yesterday.
Obasanjo: Ojukwu’s death marks the end of an era
Okonjo -Iweala: He was a hero and father figure for Igbo
Oshiomole: An advocate of distributive equity.
Clark: He was voice for the voiceless
NLC (Nigerian Labour Congress): one of the best patriots ever produced
YCE ( Yoruba Council of Elders) : he fought against injustice and oppression