Check pro-Biafra groups, ACF tells FG
A northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative
Forum, has asked the Federal Government to check the
activities of pro-Biafra groups in the South-East of the
The group said the nation could not afford to engage in
another civil war 45 years after the Biafra ended.
A statement by the ACF on Wednesday condemned last
Tuesday’s attack on the Arewa community at Elelenwa
Junction in River State by members of the Movement for
the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra.
The statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the
ACF, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim, said the activities of the
pro-Biafra groups could cause a crisis in the country if left
has been drawn to a fracas between some members of the
Arewa community at Elelenwa Junction of Port Harcourt,
Rivers State, and the members of the Movement for the
Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Tuesday,
November 11, 2015.
“The ACF learnt that the MASSOB activists were alleged to
have disrupted the peace in the cattle market at Elelenwa
Junction, Port Harcourt, where properties were alleged to
have been looted.
“The prompt intervention of the security agencies saved the
situation from degenerating into a communal conflict. The
sad news was really disturbing considering the likely ripple
effect it might have caused and its unimaginable
consequences in other parts of the country.
decisive action against any group or individuals that want to
disrupt the unity and progress of the country.
“The ACF commends the security agencies for their prompt
action just as it commended the Rivers State Government
for taking necessary measures that brought peace to the
Elelenwa Junction Market. The ACF also commends the
state government for condemning the action of the