The spiritual leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Olumba Olumba Obu has prayed against the actualization of
Biafra sovereignty, insisting that it will not succeed since God has not
approved of it.
“His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu of the
Brotherhood of the Cross and Star has for the umpteenth time spoken
against the ongoing agitation for the sovereignty of Biafra, insisting
that it will not succeed since God has not approved of it.”
Olumba ordered his faithful to sing around the streets of Aba and pray
for peace and unity of the country, saying Biafra “should disappear
because it is not in the agenda of God.”
The spiritual leader
announced that he was going ahead to lead his large congregation to
Owerri, the heart of Ibo land, this week where he will meet with major
stakeholders in the Southeast region, including governors and youth
Dr Thomas Commander, an aide to the spiritual leader and
international coordinating chairman of the bodies organising the visit
said not less than 10,000, mostly youths will accompany the spiritual
leader to Aba.
In a statement made available to DAILY POST, Eyo
Charles said that Brotherhood All Youths Assembly (BAYA), a mega youth
arm of the spiritual organisation will use the opportunity of their
leader’s visit to stage their own youth conference which is aimed at
cautioning youth against laziness, violence, instigation, promiscuity,
support youth education and empowerment.
him, the spiritual leader’s visit will bring about greater peace and
understanding as he will meet with all the Southeast stakeholders and
He said “The 10,000 strong BAYA will stage a mammoth
public solemn procession across several major streets in Owerri, singing
and praying for peace in Ibo land and Nigeria as a whole.
weeks ago, a pan Igbo organisation, Igbo World Congress, headed by
former Biafran war lord, Col Joe Achuzia (rtd) who is one of Obu’s
teeming adherents, was in Calabar where they appealed to Olumba Obu for
“Towards resolving the Biafra question, all Igbo leaders
and youths under the leadership of Achuzia also resolved to hold what
they called Ibo Love and Unity Feast, which occasion they aim to bring
together many Igbo interests.