– Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma disclosed to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenious people of Biafra that his most recent request for a stoping of the up and coming Anambra election is like someone firing gun on his toes
– He exhorted the IPOB leader and his supporters to quit requiring the division of the nation and work for peace
– He however upheld the call for rebuilding and noticed that there must be a bringing together umbrella where Igbo partners will assemble and enroll their challenge
– The priest additionally expressed gratitude toward God for the protected return of President Muhammadu Buhari, expressing that his whole service had been petitioning God for the president
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, a red hot Catholic minister, gave his sentiment about the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) fomentations in a closed door meeting with the gathering’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Vanguard reports.
Naijainform.com assembles that amid a visit by the Indigenious People Of Biafra leader, the minister who manages the Blessed Iwene Tansi Parish, Umudioka, Dunukofia neighborhood government zone of Anambra, apparently expressed that Igbos are selfish in nature, yet they are clamoring for a sovereign state.
He revealed to Kanu that his most recent choice to stoping the up and coming Anambra races is like “someone firing gun on his toes,” as he asked him whether Igbos are develop enough to deal with their own particular issues.
He denounced the need to boycott by Kanu and his gathering and prompted them to quit requiring the division of the nation.
Obimma asked Kanu and his supporters to work for peace.
In a talk with newsmen, the cleric expressed that he had a productive discourse with Kanu on issues of general concern and the path forward.
Speaking further on the details of the meeting, he said: “For me, it will be more problematic to say that there won’t be any election in Anambra, it is like somebody firing gun on his toes.
“Christ came into the world and reincarnated the message of peace and that was why I advised Kanu to uphold peace, following the tensions everywhere in the country. Let love lead all that we do.
“I advised him to do anything within his power to instill peace. Even in their agitation, let there be prudence.”
Obimma however criticized the marginalization of certain sections of the country, lamenting over the inequality in the distribution of the nation’s resources.
He expressed his support for a restructuring of the nation, stating: “In our country Nigeria, it is certain that there is marginalization, nepotism and tribalism.
“We are one Nigeria but some people are being marginalized and that is why we have all these agitations; but in everything, let there be prudence as we also pray for divine intervention.
“Igbos are clamoring for Biafra but an average Igbo man is selfish in nature and the question is, how matured are we to handle our affairs.
“Where are the Igbo cabals and stakeholders; like Nnia Nwodo, Peter Obi, Emeka Anyaoku, Ifeanyi Ubah, Prof. Charles Soludo, Emmanuel Iwuanwaywu, and many others?
“There has to be a unifying umbrella where they will gather and register their protest.”
He spoke further about the recent return of President Muhammadu Buhari stating: “We thank God for Buhari’s return and the entire ministry has been praying for his safe return.
“Nobody will wish a fellow human being dead. The President should know that Nigerians love him.”