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Ahead of the Biafra election scheduled to begin on February 22, the new Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), led by Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, will, tomorrow, hold an inter-denominational prayer at the Ojukwu Me­morial Library in Owerri, Imo State.

BIM leader, Uwazuruike, who disclosed this at the weekend, said hundreds of clerics from both the South- South and South-East zones are expected to converge on Owerri for the three-day prayer and fasting to ask God to grant them a successful election.
According to Uwazuruike, other persons expected at the prayer session are: Dokubo Asari, leader of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force; and the founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Fredrick Fasheun.
He said the prayer, with the theme: “Give us Biafra”would be anchored by Apostle Gregory Ashieg­bu.
He pointed out that the scheduled election would be different from that of the Nigerian government, reveal­ing that a Catholic priest,Revd father Samuel Aniebo­nam would be the chairman of Biafra Independent Elec­toral Commission (BINEC)
Uwazuruike also disclosed that the planned Biafra elections would be by open ballot system popularly known as Option A4. He stressed that by May 22, elec­tions in all the offices would have been completed.