The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are protesting the move to name the second River Niger Bridge after President Muhammadu Buhari.
The group, in a statement on Monday by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said it rejects naming the bridge after Buhari, “because he came to power and completely sidelined its people.”
The group claimed that under Buhari’s watch, South-East youths have been slaughtered by security agents with reckless abandon.
IPOB said the bridge should rather be called ‘Achuzie Bridge” or any other accomplished Igbo patriots, adding that no Igboman has been named after any big project in the North.
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