As indicated by accumulated report, Ohaneze Ndigbo group in Bayelsa state under the aegis of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide have proclaimed they would not commend the very appreciated Igbo-Day yearly festival this year.
The body of the Igbos in a question and answer session in Yenagoa said they would rather remain in their homes to implore and grieve their siblings and sisters being purportedly murdered by the Nigerian military by means of operation “Python Dance II”.
Sahara Reporters uncovered that the President of the group, Maurice Chinedu Amaku, in an announcement, said the choice to commit the festival to prayers was achieved, national leaders.
“In line with the resolution of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Bayelsa state, this year’s Igbo day celebration will be aimed at committing the challenges of the Igbos to God for divine intervention”, the announcement said.
Special Assistant to the Governor of Bayelsa state on Non-indigenes, Mr. Bright Chukwueze who likewise marked the press statement, said “what are we celebrating? We will stay in our various homes to pray to God and mourn for our people who have been murdered”.
Among the thirteen Igbo children that marked the press statement was the conventional leader of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Bayelsa state part, Chief Anthony Uwakwe.
The group approached every one of its members in the state to remain inside come 29th of September, 2017, be in the inclination of calm reflection and petition God for the peace and solidarity of the Igbos and Nigerians
It could be reviewed that the government had as of late announced the Indigenous People of Biafra, led by Nnamdi Kanu, a Terrorist group after the military released Operation Python Dance on the eastern area which left a few individuals from IPOB supposedly feared dead while scores are in detainment.