BNL criticized the Governor of Rivers State, Nisum Waik, describing him as a person who didn’t know his roots. He was making an attempt to rename the nation.
In an announcement made obtainable to DAILY POST on Saturday and signed by BNL's Deputy Nationwide Commander and Chief Working Officer, BBS Media, Ebuta Akor Takon, the group described the governor as a talking speaker who lacked focus.
BNL accused Wike of making an attempt to create ethnic rigidity within the state, including that the governor who denied being Igbo is aware of the historical past of the state of rivers and the Niger Delta as a area.
The group indicated this. It could not have been potential for any group to rename a city if the indigenous folks had not participated in that city.
The group mentioned, “The ruler has no tribe and acts as a confused individual,” insisting that “the Niger Delta area at present consists of Imo and Abia they usually embrace Edo, Ondo, Cross River, and Akwa Ibom on the identical day. (19659003) ] “We have been by no means a part of the Niger Delta, it’s the Ijaw area by geographical definition, it was Obasanjo who brought on this confusion when he added different areas as a part of the area.
“If Waik says that he discovered a brand new ethnic group, and that he’s not from Igbo as a result of they informed him that Iquire is from Benin, that’s okay. We overlook that the late Oba from Benin rejected this declare, saying that the Kingdom of Benin doesn’t have any document displaying that Eko migrated From Benin. They don't converse a associated language or apply the identical tradition.
“So you may see that he doesn't know something, and he's a ruler. He relied solely on what some Rivers State seniors had informed him, and these have been the identical previous individuals who plundered Igbo property throughout the conflict.
“Being from Niger Delta doesn’t name for ethnic denial, everybody in Nigeria is aware of that Wike is an Igbo man who’s unaware of this, and he doesn’t know the that means of his identify
BNL claimed that Wike has no different agenda in his state than to speak about actions Professional Biafra Collections.