The coalition of Northern Youth Groups that recently gave Igbos resident in Northern Nigeria an October 1 ultimatum to vacate the region, has urged Acting President to allow Biafran secessionists succeed through peaceful means.
The open letter sent to the acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, which was signed by five leaders of the group, the group said the principle of self-determination has, since World War II become a part of the United Nations Charter which states in Article 1(2), that one of the purposes of the UN is “to develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples”.
The group in the open letter to the acting president, urged him to take “steps to facilitate the actualization of the Biafran nation in line with the principle of self-determination as an integral part of contemporary customary international law.”
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