The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has detailed what it would do to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its agitation for a sovereign state of Biafra.
Speaking in Imo state on Wednesday, Chairman of the party, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu disclosed that the PDP will adopt the strategies that late former President, Umar Musa Yara’dua used in handling the militants of the Niger-Delta.
He added that the IPOB struggle was largely caused by the ‘Marginalization’ of the Igbos/South-east region.
In his words; “Our party PDP will be taking over government in 2023. We will bring development across the nation and as well solve the ongoing agitations in south-east by the Indigenous People of Biafra over marginalisation by the current ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)”.
He expressed confidence that the IPOB issue will be sorted out peacefully.
POLITICS NIGERIA earlier reported that IPOB, a pro-secessionist group has been agitating for the South-East to break-away from Nigeria. Its leader, Nnamdi Kanu is currently in the custody of the Department of State Security Service, DSS after was captured in Kenya in 2021.
He is facing currently facing charges of Terrorism and Treasonable Felony.