30 June 2011
By FRED AGBEYEGBE, ESQ. & TONY NNADI, ESQ.
The LOWER NIGER CONGRESS, made up of indigenes of The Lower Niger, (the Homeland of the ethnic nationaliities of the former Eastern and Midwestern Regions of Nigeria), involved in the mission of evolving a LOWER NIGER FEDERATION,
The FEDERATION OF OODUA PEOPLES, made up of indigenes of
(the Homeland of the ethnic nationalities of the former Western Region of Nigeria,) involved in the mission of evolving an OODUA PEOPLES FEDERATION, Oodua Land
The MIDDLE BELT CONGRESS, made up of indigenes of the Middle-Belt (the Homeland of the ethnic nationalities of the former Northern Region of Nigeria, excluding the Sharia territories)involved in the mission of evolving a MIDDLE BELT FEDERATION;
now collaborating under the aegis of MOVEMENT FOR NEW NIGERIA (MNN) in its quest to facilitate the reconstruction of the Nigerian Federation,
These aforementioned territories, all being parts of the Nigerian Project, having over many years variously expressed our dis-satisfaction with the Project and having called upon the Nigerian Authorities, who have each time turned deaf ears, to provide an opportunity for dialogue between all the ethnic nationalities then participating in the Project, albeit under various forms of force, in view of the total collapse of the Project, are constrained to state as follows:...