A top member of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Sampson Ejiofornma, has died.
Newsbreak learned that Ejiofornma, who was based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), died on Saturday morning.
According to another prominent IPOB member, Chinasa Nworu, Ejiofornma died “after a brief illness”.
“What a great loss to IPOB Family Members in UAE United Arab Emirates. Mazi Sampson Ejiofornma, the IPOB Coordinator Rasakaima zone UAE and also an IPOB media personnel just passed away after a sudden illness. We pray for his family and may his soul Rest In Peace,” Nworu wrote on his known Facebook page.
See some other reactions from IPOB members to Ejiofornma’s demise below:
Ralph Offor wrote: “It’s very difficult to believe that you are gone. A very good friend and brother. Though I wasn’t disposed to attend his wedding last January. RIP! Nwa Awgu ji eje mba.”
Ike Okoli wrote: “RIP, bro.”
Sunday Amadi said: “Rip comrade. We the living will restore Biafra for you sleep well bro.”