30th May on course as Biafra group begins blockade on all routes to Bakassi peninsula
By Kalu Nwokoro Idika
A separatist movement operating under the umbrella of Biafra Nations League (BNL) and whose operational base is in Bakassi Peninsula has warned civilians and their allies from the Southern Cameroon to suspend every movement around their borders beginning from 29-31 May.
The Biafra Nations League in a statement said the decision was part of the measures taken to mark the Biafran Heroes day.
The group said it has ordered its commanders to mount blockade on all routes so that unfamiliar faces won’t be allowed entry into where their men will be displaying on 30th May in commemoration of the civil war.
Biafra Nations League urged everyone to give the group two days by adhering to this instruction in order to avoid any form of intimidation that may arise from the activities of their Members in the Ejagham and Boki axis.
Meanwhile, it also noted that in Bakassi Peninsula, the group has launched “Operations pulldown every billboards bearing Republic of Cameroon” to mark Biafra heroes day.
However, the group concluded by saying that the ban on all foreign vessels within their territory still stand even after May 30.
“This advice goes to our colleagues in Southern Cameroons who might have cross border deal on our side that you are to suspend any movement To and Fro around our land borders from May 29-31st as part of the activities to mark the Biafran Heroes Day on 30th, this is because we have asked BNL boys to mount blockade on all routes so that unknown faces won’t be allowed near where they will be displaying on 30 in commemoration of the civil war, please give us two days by adhering to this advice to avoid intimidations that may arise from the activities of our Members in the Ejagham and Boki areas.
“More so, in Bakassi Peninsula we have launched Operations pulldown every billboards bearing “Republic of Cameroun” to mark the historic day, May 30 is always our day and we don’t joke with it, please to avoid any form of harassments or being hit by stray bullets as a result of unforseen circumstances which may arise from Cameroon Forces response, you are advised not to travel to Bakassi Peninsula from 29 – 30th.
“Finally, all foreign vessels remained banned even after May 30.