The Ahiara Declaration. By Emeka Ojukwu. Markpress, Geneva, (for the. Government of Biafra), No price. These three books are General Ojukwu’s own. The Ahiara Declaration and Ndigbo. “Today, Monday January 16, in Ahiara, Imo State, we are commemorating an epochal event that. Ahiara Declaration was all about doctrines, philosophy, teachings and preachments about what a good government should be and do for the.
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In the past, justice and its processes were often very remote from the life of the ordinary citizen. None of these atrocities has raised enough stir in many European capitals. declaratjon
Without Social Justice, harmony and stability within society disappear and antagonisms between various sections of the community take their place. National coordinator, Ethnic Nationalities Movement ENMChief Solomon Asemota SAN said “Ahiara Declaration is a chapter in the quest for democracy and Ndigbo must be part of this ideological war for which reason we need a sovereign national conference to re-negotiate the principles of our existence.
In cost, probably twice what the Nigerian air raids have cost us in military equipment and installations. Their immediate concern is to defeat the Nigerian aggressor and so safeguard the Biafran Revolution.
The Ahiara declaration : the principles of the Biafran revolution
For the Igbos, anywhere in Nigeria is home. The Biafran sees the wilful and wanton destruction of human life not only as a grave crime but as an abominable sin. Odumegwu Ojukwu rallied Ndigbo behind a common cause — the struggle for their survival in dignity and security as an ethnic group.
Her independence was and is a lie.
For example, how can we talk of Social Justice in a situation where a highly-paid public servant gets his salt free and the poor housewife in the village pays five pounds for a cup?
The attainment of South-East presidency demands all hands on deck as it will not be handed over to Ndigbo on a platter of gold. Hence Ohanaeze Ndigbo, is putting great emphasis on uniting our people and guiding them towards a common political and economic agenda. Russia is a late arrival in the race for world empire. The “Nigerianism” against which they were struggling was merely a system of opportunism and exploitation:. We see our Armed Forces with there severely limited resources holding back an aggressor who is massively equipped by the neo-imperialist enemies of African freedom.
Rather ahiaga aspire to equality with men, women were encouraged to accept the status of inferiority and to become the mistresses of successful politicians and business executives, or they were married off at the age of fourteen as the fifteenth wives of declaratin new rich. For two years we have been subjected to a total blockade. It is this myth about the Negro that still conditions the thinking and attitude of most white governments on all issues concerning black Africa and the black man; it explains zhiara double standards which they apply to present-day world problems; it explains their stand on the whole question of independence and basic human rights for the black peoples of the world.
We think about the changes which are taking place at this very moment in our personal lives and in our society. Property-grabbing, if unchecked by the State, will set the pattern of behaviour for the whole society which begins to attach undue value to money and property.
Nigeria: Ojukwu, ‘Ahiara Declaration’ and Biafra
By Chief Charles O. Every day of the struggle bears witness to actions by our countrymen and women which reveal high ideals of patriotic courage, service and sacrifice; actions which show the will and determination of our people to remain free and independent but also to create a new and better order of society for the benefit of all. Fellow compatriots, today, being our Thanksgiving Day, it is most appropriate that we pause awhile to take stock, to consider our decalration, our successes notwithstanding; to consider our future, our aspirations and our fears.
He must be freedom-loving: Thus we had politicians who spent their time amassing wealth, who did everything conceivable to remain in office, who would kill, loot, throw acid and do anything to remain in power.
This dedlaration why such degrading practices as begging for alms were unknown in Biafran society. One of the corner-stones of the Biafran Revolution is Social Justice. Despite the fact that this sector has great strategic attraction for the vandal hordes, being a gate-way, as it is, to the now famous jungle strip of Biafra, and the scene of the bloodiest encounters of this war, it is significant that the enemy has made no gains throughout this long period.
And, more recently, three days ago, the Ughelli Power Station was put out of action.
Ahiara Declaration, & The Struggle For Igbo Emancipation
We must Biafranize them. Had we been white the inhuman and cruel blockade would long have been lifted. By the tenth century they had overrun and occupied, among other places, Egypt and North Africa. We were once Nigerians, today we are Biafrans.
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He should be prepared, if need be, to give up his veclaration in defence of the Nation. Again and again, in stating the Principles of our Revolution, we have spoken of the People. Ever since the 15th century, the European world has treated the African continent as a field for exploitation.
We all know how bitter, bloody and protracted the First and Second World Wars were. Is there anyone here who is not of the people? See What Everyone is Watching.
Thus, the national master plan adopted by our founding fathers at Independence was pure federalism.