The Leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has allegedly pledged the sum of fifty million Naira (N50,000,000) to help fight the pandemic COVID-19 Coronavirus.
While making the announcement on Radio Biafra, Mazi Kanu “urges Biafrans not to panic that IPOB will make sure adequate health faculties are provided for people in Biafra Land
According to a statement by Nnamdi Obbodoechi, Editorial Writer at Radio Biafra London, shared on Thursday in the RADIO BIAFRA LONDON 2 Facebook group, the money is to fight the virus in Biafra land alone.
“IPOB will provide 50 Million Naira out of 300 Million Naira pledge for now due to the high rate and seriousness of this deadly disease (Corona virus) across the globe.
“All the advanced countries in the world are running shortages of Ventilators and other necessary equipments to curtail this deadly disease. Most countries are now focused on how to have enough equipments and functioning medical care for their citizens.
“Getting the needed hospital equipments such as ventilators to encounter the Coronavirus from the Western countries is now difficult.
“As many of you who listened to our Mazi Nnamdi Kanu broadcast today being the 26th of March, 2020, Might have known that IPOB will do everything in our capacity to see how we can assist our people on medical care and foodstuffs.
“Our hospital equipments will be available in the hospitals in each of the states across Biafra Land. Starting from Edo State”, the statement read in part.
The places that will benefit from this money as mapped by Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of IPOB are; Imo, Abia, Ebonyi, Anambra, Enugu, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Bayelsa, Rivers and Benue states.
Meanwhile, in a radio broadcast on the 26th of March, 2020, at 7:00pm, Kanu urged “Biafrans all over the world must pay attention to the danger Coronavirus pandemic portends for our race”.
So far, the Covid-19 virus that emanated from Wuhan province in China has spread across almost every country of the world within less than a year.
With countries like Italy topping the death chart, Africa has been protected from a kind of cloak many seems not to understand, scientifically. However, there are still confirmed and death cases recorded in some of the African countries as at late March, 2020.
Coronavirus is real! Stay at home, keep social distances, use hand sanitisers as much as you can, wash your hands with soaps and running water, wear nose/face mask where applicable and report any suspicious case(s) to the relevant authorities.