Anambra, Ndigbo will be worst losers, if election doesn’t hold – Iwuanyanwu | Dailytrust

Anambra, Ndigbo will be worst losers, if election doesn’t hold – Iwuanyanwu

Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
  • MASSOB mobilises 300 for poll


From Titus Eleweke, Awka & Tony Adibe, Enugu


The Chairman of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Council of Elders, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has said if Saturday Anambra State governorship election is disrupted, the state and indeed Ndigbo will be the worst losers.

He made the statement in Awka, Anambra State, where he appealed to the people of the state to allow the November 6 governorship election to hold peacefully.

He stressed that the success of the election is very vital and crucial to the people of Anambra State and Ndigbo in general.

Describing Anambra State as a cradle of development and achievements in education, politics, industry, commerce and religion, he said Onitsha was the first port of call in 1857 when the white missionaries came to Igboland, and urged them to maintain the legacies.

Meanwhile, the Comrade Uchenna Madu-led Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has declared that the election must hold as scheduled.

The group said it has so far mobilised over 300 personnel to assist in making sure that the election holds as scheduled.

Emerging from its national meeting presided over by the leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, the pro-Biafra group said it would also mobilize personnel to ensure a free poll.

In a statement issued at the end of the meeting, MASSOB National Director of Information, Comrade Samuel Edeson, said the group studied the political, economic, religious and social implications of not having a credible election in Anambra State.

 “That MASSOB advises the people of Anambra State and other residents in Anambra to exercise their fundamental and constitutional rights of electing their next governor because Anambra political space will never be in vacuum,” he said. 

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