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Secession: Yoruba, IPoB protesters assemble in UN, demand referendum



Yoruba Nation secessionists, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other agitators from the South and the Middle Belt- have protested in the United Nations for their one-million-man freedom march.

The angry Nigerian protesters stormed the United Nations general assembly when the country was having its 76th General Assembly on Tuesday.

The protest led by Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS) was monitor virtually by Congress International Watch.

The agitators demanded for the United Nations to supervise referendums in the Middle Belt and southern parts of Nigeria.

They equally demanded an end to the genocide being perpetrated by suspected herdsmen in the name of grazing and rejected 1999 constitution.

The Chairman of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), Prof. Banji Akintoye, and other leaders in a statement made available to newsmen in the country stated
that the protest was to draw the attention of world leaders to state-sponsored terrorism against the people of the Middle Belt and southern Nigeria.

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