The far-North, some of whose leaders responded, like MASSOB
, to Obasanjo's ascendancy in 1999 by embracing Islamic Sharia law, also needs to be watched carefully.
, a group of disenchanted Igbo youths led by a lawyer, Raph Uwazuruike, is demanding self-determination for Biafra.
has been described as the "most derisively opportunistic" of the ethnic militias and is nothing more than a thuggish platform for the marginalisation lobby.
The establishment of state police will bring us back to the days of ethnic militias where the OPC, MASSOB
, Egbesu, ECOMOG and Yankalare held sway.
The consortium revealed, The faE*ade material that wraps around the stadium was similarly inspired by Ethiopian culture, modeled on the Massob
, an Ethiopian communal serving basket made from woven grass.
Disowned by Ojukwu and the pan-Ibo "Ohaneze" group, MASSOB
hoisted a Biafran flag, while the leader escaped on a motorcycle during the so-called ceremony.