By Chris Njoku, Owerri
The Ohaneze Youth Council (OYC), a entrance line Igbo youth socio-cultural organisation, has lent its voice to name for a United Nations supervised referendum for Nigeria.
It described the decision as democratic and means ahead for the nation.
Addressing the newsmen over the weekend in Owerri, Imo State capital, the President of the Council, Comrade Igboayaka O Igboayaka, maintained its inside the tenet of democracy for individuals to pursue for self-determination.
He stated the council “is in full help of any democractic transfer to dissect the quite a few points surrounding the make up of Nigeria federation.”
“Professional Biafra teams are legally certified to name for a restructural referendum having housed a superb variety of views of the Igbo Nation in a battle for a fair proportion within the Nigerian federation in opposition to the clear marginalization of the Igbo race evidenced in lopsided federal key appointments particularly the service chiefs,” he confused.
Based on him, the decision for United Nations to play a coordinating and supervisory position within the proposed Referendum is a proper step in the precise route geared in direction of guaranteeing elementary human rights particularly freedom of expression, freedom of meeting and freedom affiliation.
He known as on Nigerian authorities to heed to the decision to settle the dusts of secession, marginalisation, self rule agitations, proscription and overheating the polity.