The Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, Thursday, backed the relocation of Israel’s capital from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
It urged all African countries to immediately move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to avoid economic sanctions.
This followed US President, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a declaration that has sparked negative reactions across the world.
However, in a statement he made available to journalists in Enugu, self-acclaimed Biafra President, Benjamin Onwuka Nsiegbe said his group was totally in support of Trump’s decision.
“This is to make it loud and clear that what Donald Trump has done by officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is right. We applaud him, we support him. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and its been there for almost 5000 years. So, the people of Biafra support Trump for taking this bold step.
“This opposition from British, Germany, France and the rest of them is unacceptable. It is hypocritical; their opposition is rubbish; Biafra people support it 100 percent. We also congratulate the Israelis; Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
“Any country that does not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will no longer buy Biafra oil. If you do not recognize Jerusalem, there will be oil embargo on any country that fails to recognize Jerusalem. That’s our economic embargo.
“We are, therefore, calling on African countries to relocate their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, this is to avoid economic conflict with us.
“As for all these other companies, Shell UK, Agip of France, and the rest of them, we shall sack them from Biafra land and replace them with American companies for supporting the Palestine”, he boasted.
Onwuka, who equally disclosed that all his members in detention have regained freedom after over three years of incarceration, vowed that nothing would stop his push for a total recognition of Biafra.
He said, “we have been in prison since June 5th, 2014, but I want to announce that out of all our members arrested that day, 11 have come out alive. Unfortunately, we lost one of them. He was shot dead by the police during our encounter with them at the ESBS.
“We have made several sacrifices for Biafra; so the Zionists remain the leaders of Biafra. The next announcement Trump is going to make is on Biafra; just watch and see.
“We are going ahead; we are now into diplomatic engagement, no more physical action, but we are not afraid of arrest; Biafra cannot be stopped.
“Ohanaeze and all those talking of restructuring are saboteurs, they are bought-overs; Ohanaeze is a political movement for selfish interest.”