The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced the arrival of the second batch of its palliative to be distributed to the people of South East and South South zones of the country.
According to a press statement by the media and publicity secretary of the group, Emma Powerful, the palliative comprising foodstuff was received in Umuahia, residence of the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
The distribution had also commenced at the weekend according to Powerful.
He also disclosed that a third batch will reach Anambra soon.
Kanu, however, urged people of the zone to be patient, just as he assured them of the continued support of IPOB to cushion the effect of the COVID -19 pandemic.
Kanu recalled that IPOB earlier had distributed over 300 bags of rice and other materials to senatorial zones and some council areas in the South East and South South.
Those that had benefited from the largesse according to him were Ugep, Calaber, Uyo, Obigbo, Warri, Agbor, Benin, Igbanke Asaba, Onitsha, Abakiliki, Owerri, Mbaise, Ikwuano Umuahia, and Aba.
While those to receive their own Beyelsa, Nnewi, Awka Ukwuani, Okigwe, Orlu, Igala, Idoma/Igede and others he said will surely receive theirs next week.