LAGOS—A LEADING Igbo pressure group, Nzuko Umunna, has kicked against the recent directive by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai to GOCs and field commanders to clamp down immediately on members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, over alleged plans to disrupt the forthcoming general elections.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo specifically warned the Army not to repeat the 2017 “Operation Python Dance” experience, where soldiers allegedly killed, maimed and caused destructions in Igbo land.
The Ohaneze Ndigbo has labelled the clampdown order on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) by Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, as inhuman and degrading.
General Tukur Buratai,Monday, ordered immediate total crackdown on the Indigenous People of Biafra,IPOB,over threat to disrupt the forthcoming elections in the South East.
“We have information of subversive motives by some unpatriotic groups aided by foreign conspirators to scuttle the peaceful conduct of the 2019 General Elections in some parts of the country.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday urged troops to clamp down on activities of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its splinter groups to prevent disruption of the forthcoming elections.
ENUGU-IGBO parent organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned the Nigeria army not to repeat the 2017 operation python experience, where soldiers killed, maimed and caused destructions in Igbo land.
He noted that political clashes in Taraba and a few other states called for enhanced liaison between Commanders, the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies in order to de-escalate tension as quickly as possible.
Accordingly, whereas the federal government has been bending over backwards with some bizarre proposals to appease murderous Fulani herdsmen terrorising north-central states and some communities in the south-east, IPOB was hastily declared a terro...
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NOA Director, Voter Education in the FCT, David Mainyan Dogo, gave the warning yesterday at the 2019 elections stakeholder meeting and sensitisation in Abuja.