Former President Of Ohanenze Ndi Igbo, Nnia Nwodo Speaks On How He Fought With Biafran Army During Civil War


A previous Federal Minister of Aviation and once Information and Culture Minister, Chief John Nwodo, said he battled as a lieutenant in the Biafran Army during Nigeria’s civil war of 1967-1970.

He likewise said when the conflict finished, it was an extreme undertaking for his folks to acknowledge to send him to school at the University College, London (presently the University of Ibadan), present-day Oyo State, to additional his examinations because, as indicated by him, it had some set of experiences with a chief of the Western locale, who was Minister of Finance during the conflict.

The prompt past President-General of the Ohaneze Ndi Igbo socio-social gathering, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, spread the word about this during his introduction at the 70th commemoration of the SIGMA Club, University of Ibadan, supper held in Eko Convention Center, Lagos.

Nwodo said I went to the University of Ibadan toward the end of the civil war. Going to UI toward the finish of the conflict was a troublesome choice for my folks to help.

We were so straight from the police activity transformed into a conflict against the southeast. I was a lieutenant in the Biafran Army and I planned to consider in a college which is home to the previous chief of the western district, who was the Minister of Finance during the conflict.

My mom went to perform masses for my sake. I came to Ibadan and a couple of my seniors who were in the workforce said to me that there was one club I would join which would cause me to feel at ease.

That was the way I turned into an individual from the SIGMA club. I took in conventionality and promptness from the club, who shave helped me in my life attempts.

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