Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has advised Ndigbo to support President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition.
The MASSOB leader, made this call in Owerri, the Imo State capital, when he received the recently reinstated National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Maxi Okwu.
Uwazuruike stressed that it would be in the interest of Ndigbo to support Jonathan’s re-election in 2015.
He said, “I want to advise Ndigbo to continue to support the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan because he is our brother and has also shown that he loves Ndigbo, especially the respect he accorded our late leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu by giving him a state burial and he has equally done a lot of other things for Ndigbo which I will not want to say now. But for the time being, Ndigbo must continue to support him”.
While thanking Okwu for the courtesy call, Uwazuruike, in a veiled reference to Chief Victor Umeh, decried how the ‘former leadership’ allegedly destroyed the party by making it look like a private property.
While charging the leadership of the party to mobilize its members in support of President Jonathan’s second term ambition, the MASSOB leader said they must not renege on the pact made between the president and the late Ndigbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.
Speaking earlier, Chief Maxi Okwu, said they were in the Imo State capital to brief Uwazuruike, who is also the moral leader of Ndigbo, on the latest development in the party and to seek his advice on the way forward.