IPOB Chief, Nnamdi Kanu
The newly launched safety outfit by Indigenous Folks of Biafra chief, Nnamdi Kanu to guard the south has brought on ruckus within the area.
The Youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday whereas distancing itself from the group, mentioned they weren’t consulted earlier than the forming of the safety outfit named Jap Safety Community (ESN).
Media and Publicity Secretary of the Igbo socio cultural organisation, Osmond Nkeoma, made the disclosure to Each day Solar whereas reacting to the disclosing of the brand new safety outfit by IPOB. Nkeoma mentioned: “Ohanaeze won’t recognise the outfit as a result of they had been by no means consulted by IPOB earlier than floating the ESN.”
He added that the mode of operation of the outfit is but unknown to them, therefore, Ohanaeze, he mentioned, can by no means give their blessing for the operation of the outfit.
“We will’t help what we have no idea the motive. They mentioned it’s a safety outfit, however how do we all know that is true; they undermined us and went forward to drift their safety outfit, we are able to by no means be a part of it,” Nkeoma mentioned.
In the meantime, IPOB has mentioned that they’ll’t proceed to attend for the governors of the southeast earlier than deciding on utilizing the companies of their native safety outfit to guard individuals within the areas.
In a press release by the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Highly effective, he blamed the wanton killing of Ndigbo and actions of the herdsmen on the dearth of braveness of the governors to reply to the safety challenges of their zones.
He mentioned: “Having waited for a few years for our governors to safe our land as Yoruba governors did to no avail, we the individuals of the East, comprising of South East and South South, have resolved to defend our land from the ravages of Fulani terrorism and further judicial killings by the armed forces. We will’t permit what occurred in Obigbo to repeat itself,” he vowed.
Highly effective added: “For years, our moms haven’t been capable of go to their farms for concern of being raped and lower to items.
“Delta State Authorities has inaugurated Operation Delta Hawk. The West had been united of their effort to fight Fulani terrorism of their territory, even Miyetti Allah, an open supporter of Fulani herdsmen, had the heart to drift a vigilante outfit unfold throughout the nook and cranny of Nigeria with the help of the Presidency and Northern governors.
“However, in our land, the governors within the East cowardly allowed themselves to grow to be fragmented out of concern of displeasing their masters,” Highly effective claimed.
Explaining how the outfit was fashioned, Highly effective mentioned: “Each ethnic group throughout Biafraland is nicely represented on this formation, subsequently, I’m assured that each metropolis, city and village might be protected against the ravages of Fulani terrorism in no matter guise it manifests itself.
“The ESN will not be the Biafran Military and should not be thought to be such. If and when the necessity to float a military arises, we will dutifully notify the world.” Highly effective defined.