The British House of Commons, the Nigeria’s version of House of representatives has given a sign of hope for all those agitating for the restoration of Biafra from Nigeria.
The calls and protests by the Indigenous People of Biafra and other such groups received some attention in the British House of Commons.
In a motion called Early Day Motion 808 and titled Biafra Independence, Elliott, Tom moved a motion that urged the British government to support the bid for the creation of a Biafra Republic by urging the Nigerian government to conduct a referendum.
The motion which was supported by Kinahan, Danny read
a�? That this House recognizes the calls for the independence of territories that constituted the Biafra Republic; acknowledges the Biafran issue could be improved with the co-operation of the Nigerian government by offering a referendum, and urges the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to use its diplomatic strength to assist in the resolution of this matter.a�?