Members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday, July 30 confronted Anambra state governor Willie Obiano while he was in church.
According to reports, the incident occurred at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ekwulobia area of Anambra.
An eyewitness said the pro-Biafra agitators came to protest the oncoming governorship election in the state and they chanted ‘no election’ as they confronted the governor.
Nnamdi Kanu IPOB Leader
The atmosphere was charged with so much tension that it took utmost care from security operatives.
“Governor Obiano had gone to the church to worship, only to be embarrassed by IPOB members in their hundreds, if not thousands, who stormed the church in buses.
“They were chanting ‘No election in Anambra on November 18’. The Governor had to be smuggled out by his security details,” the eyewitness said.
Meanwhile, Voice of Ndigbo reported uearlier that ex-Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu predicted that the agitation by IPOB for Biafra under its leader Nnamdi Kanu is not possible and so Igbos should face how to win the presidency.
According to reports, Orji Kalu made this prediction in a statement in Lokoja, Kogi state capital on Saturday, July 29 when he visited the central state to deliver a lecture at an Igbo gathering.