UK Parliament Moves Motion For Independence Of Biafra (CLICK)
The British parliament on Thursday, December 3, 2015 moved a motion seeking the independence of Biafra and the release of the Director of Radio Biafra and the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
According to information made available on the parliament’s website, the motion, titled Early Day Motion 808, was sponsored by Tom Elliot representing Fermanagh and South Tyrone and seconded by Danny Kinahan of South Antrim.
The motion read:
That this House recognises the calls for the independence of territories that constituted the Biafran Republic; acknowledges the Biafran issue could be improved with the co-operation of the Nigerian government by offering a referendum; and urges the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to use its diplomatic strength to assist in the resolution of this matter.