IPOB (Indigineous People of Biafra) declared May 30, 2019, as a sit-at-home day in ‘Biafraland’ and Nigeria in remembrance of its fallen heroes and heroines.
In a 6 am breakfast, Nnamdi Kanu addressed Biafrans and admonished them on the importance of setting out today as a “day of serious thinking and reasoning.”
The IPOB leader said: “Today is a day of serious thinking and reasoning on the part of our people and the day the entire Biafraland is locked down, markets are not opened, no schools, no offices are opened, no banks, nothing.
For the little ones as at then that lived through it, could not comprehend what was happening, cried as the shells exploded, suffered from starvation and lost lives and families, you all are heroes too. And we say #Ozoemena #BiafraHeroesDay2019 pic.twitter.com/K8oL5QbNLH— Ijele ji ọdụ Agụ (@el_shinkafi) May 30, 2019
The pictures from that war bring me to tears every single time. This picture in particular, haunts me. I can only imagine the hunger, pain and sadness these children felt. May all families who lost loved ones be consoled!#OZOEMENA #BiafraHeroesDay2019 #BiafraRemembranceDay pic.twitter.com/8FYBsc3Kua— Changing Faces (@nornnie) May 30, 2019
Lynn Garrison:— Ikenna Ronald Nzimora (@ronaldnzimora) May 30, 2019
He was a Biafran War Heroic Pilot who flew most of the toughest missions to neutralize the Nigerian Navy.
With regard to flying, Garrison is known for his often repeated comment, "If it has fuel and noise, I can fly it."#BiafraHeroesDay2019 #Ozoemena pic.twitter.com/DxoEqHrqAX
On this #BiafraRemembranceDay— Tosin Olugbenga (@TosinOlugbenga) May 30, 2019
I join millions of my Igbo brothers and sisters in remembering the fallen heroes and the millions of men, women and children who were starved to death and killed during the war.
May such never happen again.
We shall NEVER forget these terrible events and they must NEVER happen again. No matter how much we disagree, we must protect life and not take it.May the souls of all those that were murdered in the pogroms in the north in 1966 and in the civil war RIP. #BiafraHeroesDay2019— Femi Fani-Kayode (@realFFK) May 30, 2019
Today is #BiafraRemembranceDay. Hopefully someday, we will start having open honest conversations about our history…— Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (@Ebuka) May 30, 2019
Today, I Remember the Victims of the Biafran War 1967 – 1970.— Charly Boy Area Fada 1 (@Areafada1) May 30, 2019
Today we dedicate this day to the millions of people that lost their lives during the Biafran war.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.