April 3, 2021
By Mentus Ngwoke, Owerri
The Chief Justice of the Biafra Federation, Hon. Justice Calister Amamgbo yesterday while Speaking at event in Onitsha, the commercial Hub of Biafra, noted that in Biafra gender will play no role in Electing or appointing political position.
It is very important to know that women are not Slaves neither are they tools to be used by men, as it is obtained in most African countries, she said.
According to her, she said “In Biafra as it has been established by the Father of the new Biafra Nation, Chief Dr. Ralph Uwazuruike that women must exercise the same and equal rights in politics with their male counterparts without any form of discrimination.
“This doesn’t not imply also that women will not be submissive to their husbands but the fact is that in politics they have to be given the same and an equal opportunity to contest and be appointed into political offices hence they are willing to serve”.
Her Lordship Hon. Calister Amamgbo an indigene of Okija in Ihiala LGA, Anambra State who became the second Chief Justice after taking over from Chief Vincent Ilogbenu in 2020.
Justice Amangbo noted that in Biafra Internal Government, women occupied some vital positions ranging from the Chief Justice of the Federation, Minister for Special Duties and Minister For Health, Parliamentarians, Chief Ministers among others Positions.
Justice Amangbo who is also known and fondly called “Oji-Ugo Nwanyi” by her admirers, before she was elected last year by the Judicial Commission, was one of the Appeal Court Judge.
She also urge women to get involved in politics and create history, she added.