British Parliament Files Motion For Biafra Independence


The British Parliament has commenced a legislative process in support of Biafra independence. Two member of Parliament (MP), have sponsored a motion signed on December 3, 2015 which has been tabled before the house, as follows:

Early day motion: 808
Session: 2015-16
Date tabled: 03.12.2015
Primary sponsor: Elliott, Tom
Sponsors: Kinahan, Danny

“That this House recognises the calls for the independence of territories that constituted the Biafran 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.” – UK Parliament.

The sponsors of the motion are as follows:

Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Elliott, Tom Ulster Unionist Party Fermanagh and South Tyrone 03.12.2015
Kinahan, Danny Ulster Unionist Party South Antrim 03.12.2015