Nigerian Actor and filmmaker Bob-Manuel Udokwu in a recent interview has urged all the Igbos residing in the northern region to come back home and establish in their own land.
This he said in reference to the eviction notice that was served to the Igbos to leave the north.There has however been reactions and counter reactions over the issue since then.
The Nollywood actor who affirmed that the Igbos are fearless,hardworking and has economic abilities,therefore urging them to come back home.
“Igbo’s take their wealth to other tribes and develop the place,they are the only people that can go to other tribes, buy lands and transform them into roads and mansions,whereas the reverse is the case when the people Igbos share this country with come to Igbo land.You hardly see them buy a piece of land talk of owning properties in Igbo land.We accept them, live in peace with them and love them by giving them our food, water and everything they need to keep life going.I am asking my fellow Igbos to come back. Let’s start doing good things from home. Just come with a little let’s beautify our blessed Igbo land" He said.
In sequel reaction to this, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has also demanded that the Igbos and Southerners leave the north and come back home and in latest reports Following the NigerDelta group has also served quit notice to the northerners residing in the Niger Delta region.