Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, in an interview with BBC News Pidgin has said that Biafra is not the answer to the agitations by the young people of the South eastern part of Nigeria.
“Di young, young people for Southeast, dem say na Biafra, wetin dem know wey bi Biafra? But di thing be say dem no happy. Dem no happy as things dey for Nigeria and I no blame dem,” Obasanjo said.
“Some people are hungry, some people no get work… de problem be say, people are fed up because wetin dem want, dem no get. Hunger dey catch dem, family dem no fit take care of ,” Obasanjo said.
In the interview,the very vocal former President of Nigeria who is also the President of World Congress of ex-President used the medium to make case for the agitations of the South-Easterners and the Nigerian masses in general.
Speaking further, Obasanjo says he believes the people of Eastern Nigeria are disillusioned and disenchanted with the system as they are not getting want they want from the country.
Speaking further, Obasanjo stressed the need for the government of the day to do the needful and move the country forward by any means necessary.