This is the News Analysis segment of the Voice of Biafra International (VOBI) broadcasts
For September 5, 2008
You have heard the news; now, the analysis…
Allow us to remind you of the statement we have made several times, a statement which is self-evident:
Nigeria corrupts everything and everyone associated with it; that even initially well-intending persons who decide to enter into the fray called Nigeria in the hopes of improving Nigeria, end up being swallowed by that Monster and end up serving the Monster with all its ugliness.
Case in point: Mr. Peter Obi, so-called governor of Anambra. It is not necessary to go into how Peter Obi got where he is today. Suffice it to say that he has now been turned into the image of his Nigerian Monster-master. Peter Obi will be remembered for inviting and ordering the Nigeria Police and Military to shoot to kill at sight any and all MASSOB members in his State during an upheaval that was neither caused nor fuelled by MASSOB. Of course, the armed Nigerian units who had already been murdering MASSOB members and other Biafrans well before then, were all too happy to oblige Mr. Obi and intensify the carnage, using Mr. Obi’s order as cover.
Mr. Obi was later to institute the practice of providing expensive and sophisticated equipment for the Nigeria Police in his State, diverting Anambra State funds intended for the welfare of the people, for such malevolent largesse. Historically, and as a matter of fact, the Nigeria Police in Biafraland is truly an occupation force; when Obi re-equipped the Nigeria Police as such, the weapons were invariably and ultimately used against innocent and unarmed Biafran civilians. And, who will forget General Obasanjo’s public statement on the subject of Nigeria Police and the status of government-issued equipment, during his term as the President of Nigeria (as we will recall for everyone later on in this segment of the broadcast)? Why would any sane functionary re-equip the Nigeria Police in the manner Peter Obi has been doing?
Not quite satisfied, Peter Obi has gone a step further, which is why we want to focus our attention on him today. Leading and speaking for the so-called Southeastern Nigeria Governors, Mr. Obi recently announced that that group was inviting combined units of both the Nigeria Police and the Nigeria Military to patrol Igbo and Biafran territory, in order to, according to Mr. Obi, maintain security. In effect, Mr. Obi and his group of so-called governors are providing an official excuse for both the Nigeria Police and the Nigeria Military to intensify the occupation of our land, a task the latter have been doing with all malice since 1970. Apparently, Mr. Obi did not learn anything from the effects of his shoot-to-kill orders directed against our people—his own people, presumably?
We should educate Mr. Obi on the point that only despots “rule” by using the Police and the Military to maintain civil order. We realize that the so-called governors of Southeastern Nigeria were never elected by the Igbo and other Biafran people whom they now lord over. We all know that these governors and their political apparatchik were foisted over our people, not just without our consent, but against our will and against our choice. All, except for Peter Obi, elected on the general platform of APGA by our people who were asked to demonstrate the power of Biafra-collective by giving a unanimous vote to APGA at that time. This was a known and calculated risk, taking into account that APGA, registered and operating like a Nigerian institution, was very likely to be also corrupted by Nigeria soon. And now, we witness the corruption and assimilation of Peter Obi into the morass that is Nigeria, enough so that he is now full party to killing and oppressing our people, in addition to arming our murderous enemies. (In so doing, we also proved again what we know about Nigeria as the universal Corrupter.) Therefore, this qualifies all the Southeastern Nigerian governors as, indeed, despots in Igboland-Biafraland.
We remind Peter Obi that the Nigeria Police is a Nigerian so-called federal institution, and is paid and equipped by the so-called federal government of Nigeria, a government that has refused to reconfigure the Police institution as Regional Police for better function and effectiveness. Therefore, it does not make sense to use State funds to equip the Nigeria Police; it is unconstitutional—assuming that Nigeria has a bona fide constitution which it abides by. Especially when the Police use the same equipment to kill unarmed citizens: Igbo / Biafran citizens. It is clear that, for every real bandit the Nigeria Police arrests or kills, one hundred innocent unarmed civilians are arrested and killed by the same Nigeria Police; and of those, ninety-nine will be Igbo / Biafran. And, we do not know of any constitutional provision for joint Police – Military patrols to replace normal police work under the circumstances.
We remind Peter Obi that if he feels the Nigeria Police should be equipped or re-equipped, he can appeal to his Nigerian government on their behalf. But, Mr. Obi has got to be blind and a fool to not understand that, in addition to their indictment by no other than the previous President of Nigeria, the Police higher-ups use funds allocated for the Police for their own personal enrichment; the higher up, the worse-offending. Remember Balogun, Ehindero and now, Okiro? Considering that Nigeria’s supreme rulers insist on promoting and keeping the corrupt Police chiefs in active service (for the rulers’ personal interests and gain), and that this is a matter not hidden but in public view, Mr. Obi ought to understand the level of his blunder in this matter.
We remind Peter Obi that, when he could state facts, Obasanjo himself, while President of Nigeria, told the public that the Nigeria Police sold their equipment to armed robbers, and, in some cases, were the armed robbers themselves. Then, Obasanjo proceeded to decorate the same Police Chiefs, and went as far as keeping one of them past the legal retirement age just so that the ageing Police Chief could protect and uphold Obasanjo’s own personal agenda in Nigeria, thus completing the circle of corruption and deception. So, we ask Peter Obi: wherein lies the wisdom of pumping State funds and equipment into the corrupt, corrupted and corrupting Nigeria Police?
We remind Peter Obi and his clique of governors that the first rule of order and security is the catering to the welfare, satisfaction and management of community—the people. Rather than give money and equipment to the Nigeria Police, or invite the armed forces of Nigeria to patrol the streets in our land, he and they can spend that money on needed and meaningful projects in our communities; especially such as will provide local employment for our own youth and our own other able-bodied men and women. Rather than use State funds to buy favors from, pay ransom to, and or placate insatiable political opponents and greedy political opportunists just for the governors’ own personal survival, these so-called governors need to use State funds for projects that directly benefit our people. The governors should try equipping our non-existent schools and nearly-reduced-to-ashes industries, rather than give State-owned equipment to the Nigeria Police.
No zone in Nigeria has been stupid enough to invite the Nigerian Military and Police to move in and patrol their territory for any reason. States needing real policing and security have usually turned to their own community to recruit and deputize indigenous civilians for security and related duty, with emphasis on protecting their own cultural and community mores. In those States, the civilians work alongside the Police or entirely replace the Police in most neighborhoods. We challenge Peter Obi and his errant gubernatorial colleagues to “…assess the state of your teeth with your tongue…” as an Igbo saying goes—assuming they can still understand Igbo proverbs.
Finally, Peter Obi and his friends should realize by now that they will all be held accountable for the molestation and persecution of our people; maybe not today, but certainly in the future. They should look around to see where their similarly errant predecessors are now—free or in hiding? The same fate awaits them—just worse.
The same Nigeria Police and Nigeria’s so-called security agencies have been instrumental in the unjust and unjustifiable jailing and unconscionable condition of MASSOB members in Nigeria’s jails today. The continued detention of our people in Nigeria’s Gulag is partly attributed to the cowardice and ongoing sycophancy of the likes of Peter Obi and his fellow so-called governors. Our demand is for their unconditional release and or exoneration. They are: Ralph Uwazurike, the leader of MASSOB, and these other MASSOB members: Samuel Onwuka, Jude Onuasoanya, Sunday Mmadubuike, Chima Okafor, Richard Oko, Isaac Obi, Sunday Agudike, Uchenna Onuegbe, Anayo Nwali, Chukwudi Dennis, Arinze Obodozie, Oko Uru, Emeka Ugwu, and Uchenna Madu, MASSOB’s Information Director. We never forget.
Biafra alive! Because it is God Who makes it so.
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Naani otu uzo ihe ka anyi ga e kwu okwu ya taa. O gbasara Peter Obi, onye efulefu governor nde Anambra. Nwokem ya a na a kpo Peter Obi wu onye aruruala: onye ga e chefu otu o siri nye order ka nde Police Nigeria gbagbue ndi MASSOB na egbe, na Onitsha mgbe mkpotu na ogba-aghara na e me na e be ahu, afo abuo gara aga? Otu Obi ya ga kwara nye ndi Police Nigeria ngwongo agha na ego ka ha were na a gbaari na ala Igbo, na e gbu umu Igbo-umu Biafra. Peter Obi e chetaghi na naani ihe ndi Police Nigeria na e me wu i gbu umu Biafra na umu Igbo, ma o wu i mebisi ihe ndi Biafra, tinye ha na nga.
Peter Obi, onye nzuzu, a choghi i kweta ihe Obasanjo kwuru mgbe o no na okwa President Nigeria, na ndi Police Nigeria, e nye ha ngwa-oru, na a ga e resi ya ndi oji-egbe-e-zu-oghi (armed robbers); mgbe ufodu, hanwa a buru ndi oghi ahu na onwe ha. Efulefu Peter Obi kpu chiri nti na anya ya mgbe onye o wula ma na ndi isi ndi Police Nigeria na e zu ego ugwo-onwa ndi Police, were ya ga mee business nke ha; ha me chaa kwa otua, ndi isi Nigeria na e to ha, na e nye ha promotion na okwa.
Nke ka cha si njo wu na Peter Obi na ndi iwhorhiwho governor ibe ya, si na ha ga a kpota ndi Police na Army Nigeria ka ha bia che wa ala Igbo-Biafra nche, na a gaari na ala anyi i dozi obodo. Ma o wughiladi nwata a ka ku na aka a marala a mara na mgbe ndi si na ha wu governor na ala Igbo gara kpota ndi Police na Army Nigeria ka ha bia nodu na ime ala anyi, na o di ka mmadu gara were Agu tinye ya na oba ebe e liri ewu obu. O wu kwanu onwu ka Peter Obi na ndi enyi ya, na Army na Police Nigeria, choro anyi; onwu ndi Igbo nde Biafra ka ha bu na obi..
Ma, Peter Obi na ndi otu ya mara kwa na o nweghi mgbe o ga a wu na anyi ga e chezo ihe ojoo na ihe aru ya wu Obi na ndi enyi mere ndi Igbo ndi Biafra; nkea wu nkwa anyi kweere ya na ha taa. Ya lee kwa anya, ya a hu na o nweghi onye obara ndi Igbo ndi Biafra no na isi ya ahu ma o wu obi zuru oke taa.
Mkporo ojoo a turu ndi MASSOB, o wu aka njoo otu nde Police Nigeria no na ya: otua, aka Peter Obi no kwa na ya. Ihe anyi kwu na ya wu na a ga e weputa umu Biafra, umu MASSOB, umu nne anyi ndea na oku-mmuo ahu a na a kpo Nigeria na nga ya. Ndea wu: Ralph Uwazurike, onye isi MASSOB, na ndi MASSOB ndia: Samuel Onwuka, Jude Onuasoanya, Sunday Mmadubuike, Chima Okafor, Richard Oko, Isaac Obi, Sunday Agudike, Uchenna Onuegbe, Anayo Nwali, Chukwudi Dennis, Arinze Obodozie, Oko Uru, Emeka Ugwu, na Uchenna Madu, otu na ndi ndu MASSOB. Anyi a gaghi e chefu ha.
Biafra: biri kwa! ka Chineke siri kee gi.
Biafra, ndu gi! Biafra, ndu gi!! Biafra, ndu gi!!!—na ndu anyi kwa. Maka Chineke nonyere la gi—nonyere kwa ra anyi!
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