Igbos are selfish, not mature to handle their affairs – Rev. Fr. Obidimma | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper

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The Parish Priest of the Blessed Iwene Tansi, Umudioka, in Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obidimma, has said Igbos clamoring for Biafra were “selfish in nature.”

Obidimma who said this while addressing journalists after meeting with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, wondered on the maturity of the South Easterners to handle their affairs.

The cleric, who expressed his support for the restructuring of Nigeria, also frowned at the inequitable distribution of the nation’s wealth at the detriment of some regions of the country.

According to Obidimma, “In our country Nigeria, it is certain that there is marginalisation, nepotism and tribalism.

“We are one Nigeria but some people are being marginalised and that is why we have all these agitations, but in everything, let there be prudence as we also pray for divine intervention.

“Kanu must know that Igbos are clamouring for Biafra but an average Igbo man is selfish in nature and the question is, how mature are we to handle our affairs.

“Where are the Igbo cabals and stakeholders; like Nnia Nwodo, Peter Obi, Emeka Anyaoku, Ifeanyi Ubah, Prof Charles Soludo, Emmanuel Iwuanwaywu, and many others.


“There has to be a unifying umbrella where they will gather and register their protest.”

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  1. A statement from a numsckull

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  2. True talk man! South Sudan will be better in destruction than their mumu Biafuru!

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  3. Its obvious that since Igbo people has never played opposition role in Nigerian politics .let go down memory lane 1979 SHEU shagari president Alex ekwueme vice Joseph wayas senate president Edwin ume-ezeoke speaker of house of representative from number one to twenty no Yoruba man in federal heirachy same in 2011 president gej vice namadi sambo senate president David mark speaker of house of representative Aminu tambual and yet no hate speeches or treat of secession from Yoruba's

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  4. That is the reason why the president and his security agents should term agitation as security threats, so what would they call Boko Haram and heards men?

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  5. NE the headline is silly. Please be guided

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