MASSOB Made Over 500 Million Naira From The Sale of Fake Biafra Passports (Must Read)

Date: 05-01-2016 12:32 pm (5 years ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
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The now deposed leader of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has been accused of large-scale fraud on his own people over the Biafran International Passport saga.
It is alleged that MASSOB generated over N500 million from the sale of the passport alone. But incidentally, it was a passport to nowhere, as none of those who obtained it could travel with it. Findings by a correspondent indicate disenchantment and disappointment among former loyalists of Uwazuruike who bought the Biafran passport.
A holder of the passport, Ngwoke Ibem Ngwoke, who has since dumped Uwazuruike, told a reporter that whatever led people to rush to buy the passport can best be described as mass deception’, skillfully deployed by an unscrupulous spin doctor. He said:
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I paid N10,000 to buy the passport. At the time, I was the Administrative Secretary. Members and interested persons paid the sum of N10,000 into a designated bank account at First Bank, then presented the teller to me.
I verified and issued receipt and they in turn took the receipt to the passport officer, who was delegated by Uwazuruike, one Ambrose Anyasoh, who will see the receipt and then issue the passport. “Based on the assurances given to us by Uwazuruike, which we didn’t know were all lies and make-believe, we even urged people to buy and use the passport for ease of travel. “Uwazuruike told us that he was set to travel with the Biafran passport, assuring us that there was no hindrance or security encumbrances travelling with the Biafran passport.
One of our aged members bought Uwazuruike’s story like many of us did at the time and convinced his daughter who was about travelling to Europe to use the passport. The lady was arrested in Lagos and was detained for nearly two years. Uwazuruike did nothing to free her,” Ibem said. He maintained that today, four of Uwazuruike’s children and wife are overseas and none of them travelled with the Biafran passport.
Under Uwazuruike, each member also paid N10,000 for Biafra International Passport to Ralph Uwazuruike. Since 1999 to 2014, members have contributed about N300 million to Uwazuruike’s account while about N200 million was also paid into a Zenith Bank account of Confidence Uwazuruike, a son of the former leader.


MASSOB has contributed and generated nearly N4 billion in the last 16 years under Uwazurike. Ngwoke also stated that the issue of Biafran International Passport was not the only initiative of Uwazuruike to allegedly exploit the largely impoverished membership of MASSOB. Ngwoke recalled the launching of a MASSOB plate number. He said: “Speaking about the area I operated and know very well, many people in the Nsukka area of Enugu State were clamped down in detention for several months for buying and using the MASSOB number plate as recommended by Chief Ralph Uwazuruike.
"And there was never a compensation or refund for damages caused the buyers.” Another respondent, who spoke to New Telegraph and wanted to be addressed simply as ‘Chief’ explained that the Biafran International Passport was apparently printed in Lagos and brought down to the South-East by one Benjamin Onuegbu (a.k.a Papa) who also prints the Biafran income tax receipt and coordinates Western operations of the group at the time.
 
“I bought the Biafran International Passport around 2012. I paid to Anyasoh who was mandated by Chief Uwazuruike to handle the passport issuance.

"We were strongly assured that no government could question or reject the Biafran International Passport. Our then leader told us that most African nations like Ghana have endorsed the passport, stressing that it was safe to travel with it to any part of the world. We didn’t have any reason to doubt him as we believed he must have negotiated and received some assurances from all the relevant agencies and embassies.”

Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:32 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
- kayonewien at 5-01-2016 12:42 PM (5 years ago)
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Rubbish!!! How can someone just fool you to that extend.... a struggle that leads to nowhere.
Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:42 PM (5 years ago) | Newbie
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- beneno at 5-01-2016 12:44 PM (5 years ago)
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Fight never even start see Nose don dey bleed.  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:44 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- zezprincess at 5-01-2016 12:46 PM (5 years ago)
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Hahaha,deception!,uwazurulike father of all liars,anything he does for biafrans,is for his own selfish interestnhe is just a hungry man that want to use his people to get money.Onye oshi! ## Free Nnamdi Kanu##.
Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:46 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- beneno at 5-01-2016 12:55 PM (5 years ago)
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So even Zoo passport get level pass the so called Paradise Republic Passport.OVOKO
Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:55 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- DemmyBlack at 5-01-2016 12:56 PM (5 years ago)
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Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:56 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- gogoman at 5-01-2016 12:57 PM (5 years ago)
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na true OVOKO
Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:57 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- DemmyBlack at 5-01-2016 12:58 PM (5 years ago)
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Posted: at 5-01-2016 12:58 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- BLACKY77 at 5-01-2016 01:14 PM (5 years ago)
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MAY THERE BE MUGU ALWAYS FOR THE WISE GUYZ
Posted: at 5-01-2016 01:14 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- maxzy277 at 5-01-2016 01:31 PM (5 years ago)
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Hmmmmmm, I'm patently waiting for the continuation of this "Things Fall Apart" of a story.
Posted: at 5-01-2016 01:31 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- SOGaiya at 5-01-2016 01:52 PM (5 years ago)
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Gud Dception
Posted: at 5-01-2016 01:52 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- DAMILARE100 at 5-01-2016 02:01 PM (5 years ago)
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You are so stupid to buy a passport that cannot get you to Cotonou.Where on earth do you think you can present a Biafra passport? Am sure even the banks in the East would reject such ilegal pally. Wise up before it's too late
Posted: at 5-01-2016 02:01 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- moralemike07 at 5-01-2016 02:49 PM (5 years ago)
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My Igbo brothers just know how to hustle at all times. Igbo Kwenu!
Posted: at 5-01-2016 02:49 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- winace at 5-01-2016 03:04 PM (5 years ago)
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Hahahahahahahahaha I can't stop laughing. No comment.
Posted: at 5-01-2016 03:04 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- osarobo62 at 5-01-2016 04:29 PM (5 years ago)
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 Grin Grin what next....Biafran visa Huh?
Posted: at 5-01-2016 04:29 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- deboalabi262 at 5-01-2016 04:43 PM (5 years ago)
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Biafra -na country? You people should stop deceiving yourselves and living in fantasy islands....

Posted: at 5-01-2016 04:43 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- emma4love3 at 5-01-2016 06:58 PM (5 years ago)
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hahahahahaha.....hehehehehehe....
just look at them.....i tot all of you
are one biafra.....so you peopl
were playing games with
nigerian government.....
no wounder government hold down the other leader. ..
Posted: at 5-01-2016 06:58 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- valentinezion at 5-01-2016 07:17 PM (5 years ago)
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Is still the same 419 nnamdi kanu is doing guys be wise don't allow your self to me used!
Posted: at 5-01-2016 07:17 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- okatee at 5-01-2016 10:51 PM (5 years ago)
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LOLZZ LAF NO GO KILL ME OO. BIAFRAUD, HABA IBOS TOO MUCH.
Posted: at 5-01-2016 10:51 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- Wazubia at 6-01-2016 12:36 AM (5 years ago)
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Biafool, Nnadi Kanu saw how Uwazuruike defraud  peopl money in the name of BIAFRA an d him want to try his own.
Posted: at 6-01-2016 12:36 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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