Irked by the continuous reference of Black Axe confraternity with it, The Neo Black Movement of Africa (NBM) has reiterated its non connection with the group.
This is coming on the heels of recent cult war between the group and Eiye Confraternity in Benin city were security authorities repeatedly inform the media that Black Axe confraternity are alias of NBM of Africa.
In an advertorial published in The Nigeria Observer of 18th October 2018, the Organization said NBM of Africa is not synonymous with Black Axe confraternity or other groups perpetuating violent ideologies.
According to an excerpt of the publication signed by Solicitors to NBM of Africa, Benin Zone Idahosa Moses O. Esq reads, “Our attention has been drawn to a highly misleading and mendacious reports now being currently speculated without limitations.
“From our brief, our client says the campaigns of calumny against it is to the effect that NBM of Africa Benin Zone has links or affiliations with a body known and addressed as Black Axe Confraternity and/or other amorphous groups with similar ideological leanings with the said Black Axe Confraternity.”
The organization, registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) since 1994, the solicitor said has remained glued to its hallowed aims and objectives to the knowledge of CAC, adding NBM non relationship with Black Axe is a fact that have severally been reaffirmed by various courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“To prevent impersonation and wrongful use of its name as well as misrepresentations, our client’s organization has commenced a biometric/revalidation of membership exercises for all its members with a to effectively monitor and coordinating the activities of its members within the purview of its aims and objectives for which it was registered”, Moses O. Esq explained
The organization however pledged it unflinching support for constituted authorities as Well as unalloyed loyalty to the Edo state government with a view to collaborate with it to make the state safe for all.
NBM of Africa is a socio-cultural organization which seeks to revive, retain and modify where necessary those aspects of African culture, aim to promote and advance the course of the entire black race.