We do not have Ebubeagu In Anambra State–Soludo replies IPOB The Indigenous Folks of Biafra has advised the Anambra State Governor, Prof….
We do not have Ebubeagu In Anambra State–Soludo replies IPOB
The Indigenous Folks of Biafra has advised the Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, to cease what it referred to as the “random” killings of harmless individuals by safety businesses he established within the state”.
The group accused Soludo of building a secret safety outfit within the state whereas claiming ignorance as harmless lives are being wasted in Anambra.
They made the allegations in a press release by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Highly effective, on Friday.
Highly effective accused Soludo of building Ebubeagu in Anambra within the title of a joint safety outfit, comprising Nigeria Military and different safety businesses, identical to his counterpart in Imo State, Hope Uzodimma.
He claimed that the state authorities had been utilizing the “secret” safety outfit to allegedly “kill harmless individuals of the state whereas tagging them criminals”.
The group, due to this fact, requested Soludo to look into the quite a few assaults equivalent to kidnappings and killings of harmless individuals dedicated by these safety outfits in Anambra.
Based on them, an instance of such was the killing of 1 harmless youth at Abatete on the suspicion that he was an IPOB member.
The assertion learn, “The eye of IPOB has been drawn to the random killing of harmless individuals particularly the youths of Anambra State by the Nigeria Military and the key safety outfit created by Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State.
“The unlucky factor is that Soludo is claiming ignorance of the soiled job dedicated by these prison safety outfits, as harmless lives are being wasted in Anambra Acknowledged.
“IPOB has no downside with anybody making a safety outfit to safe the land as long as the safety outfit will not be after the harmless Biafrans.
“It will be important that Soludo name these secret safety outfits and their handlers and navy commander to order as a result of they’ve turned to kidnappers who kidnap harmless residents within the title of arrest and switch round to request enormous quantities from their victims earlier than they’re launched and people unable to pay are wasted.
“Instance of such killings was the reckless killing of 1 harmless youth at Abatete on the suspicion that he was an IPOB member by set off completely satisfied terrorist soldier on this safety outfit on the mere suspicion of being an IPOB member.
“IPOB will not be a terrorist group even Nigeria courtroom and lately UN Group has confirmed so. Solely in Nigeria that being an IPOB member is meted with immediate killing by the identical authorities sponsoring greater than 4 completely different terrorist teams in Northern Nigeria.
“Soludo created secret safety militia pondering that we are going to not know and they’re now calling themselves Ebubeagu safety militia.
“Everyone in Anambra can see how these prison safety outfits are attacking and killing harmless individuals whereas blaming it on faceless criminals.
“These hoodlums referred to as themselves Soludo safety are Ebubeagu in disguise. Their modus operandi is similar with that of Ebubeagu in Imo State.
“Soludo name Nigeria navy and your Ebubeagu safety outfits who homicide individuals at random to order. In any other case, we are going to use our technique to cease their insanity and senseless assaults and killing of our individuals.
“Soludo, we advise you to watch out to not behave like Hope Uzodinma of Imo State who’s utilizing Ebubeagu to terrorise his individuals. We’re conscious that the majority of their heinous crimes within the state you aren’t conscious. Their handlers have turned them into one other prison which shall be exhausting to cease.”
However, whereas reacting in a phone dialog with our correspondent on Friday, the Chief Press Secretary to Soludo, Mr Christian Aburime, denied that the state authorities has arrange Ebubeagu, including that the governor solely strengthened vigilante teams to sort out criminalities within the state.
Aburime stated, “It’s not true that Soludo has created Ebubeagu in Anambra. I believe what the IPOB are literally speaking about is the Anambra State Vigilante Group, which has all the time been in existence however solely been strengthened to go after the prison parts terrorising Anambra individuals.
“The safety businesses have by no means gone after harmless individuals. The governor has solely strengthened and empowered the vigilante group to maintain the peace, that’s what is occurring they usually comply with the laid down procedures. Their very own is to go after the criminals and nothing greater than that. They don’t go after the harmless individuals as a result of that isn’t the explanation they have been created.”