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BIAFRA ELECTIONS: UWAZURUIKE PLANS PRAYER SESSION TOMORROW

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.