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Biafra agitators mobilise resources for resettlement of Oshodi traders

26 January 2016, 18:13Lekan Oladeinde

Lagos - The Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced its plans to resettle traders of Igbo extraction whose shops were demolished by Lagos State Government at Os­hodi Market, Lagos.

IPOB in a statement on Tuesday said it was mobilising resources from Ndigbo residents abroad to assist resettle the victi­mised traders.

The group noted that Ndigbo in Diaspora have indicated interest to contribute to the relief fund to assist the traders out of their predicament.

Also read: PICTURES: Lagos government demolishes shops in Oshodi

The statement was signed by the Administrator of IPOB, Aniebue Anthony.

The statement read: “We wish to inform our numerous con­cerned indigenous people that due to our traditional compas­sion to the plight of our fellow Biafrans, our people have started responding positively to our re­quest to come forward to donate land to resettle our people whose shops were demolished at Os­hodi market.

‘’For some obvious official reasons, we are not going to dis­close the communities that have come forward with offers of land, but be rest assured that once the processes have gone unstopped to a reasonable extent, we shall immediately release the details of the land donors to our listening public.


- News 24


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