Troops of the Joint Task Force, South East, code-named Operation UDO KA II, has cleared four notorious camps of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and its armed affiliates, Eastern Security Network, in Imo State.
This was made known by the spokesman of IPOB, Emma Powerful, in a statement he issued on Friday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Component of Operation UDO KA II, has destroyed several hideouts of the Indigenous People of Biafra and its Eastern Security Network in Anambra and Imo states.
Operatives of the Nigerian Police, Nigerian Army and Department of State Services have stormed a camp at Eke-agbebor Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State said to belong to the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that frequent court adjournments of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s case, show that the Federal Government FG is running away from the court because it does not have any evidence or case against him.
The proscribed body spoke in a statement issued by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Friday.
The leader of the proscribed group made this known in a statement by his Lead Counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, on Monday.
The pro-Biafran group said the aim is to enable the people to mobilise resources and means towards reversing the sharp decline in the economic, educational, and social sectors of the region caused by the prolonged sit-at-home.
Ekpa, who is based in Finland and claimed to be IPOB prime minister, had in a video message ordered all residents of the South East to stay home for two weeks, as a protest to push for the release of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu by the Federal Government.
The troops of the Nigerian Army, have arrested five Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB fighters during clearance operations in Anambra and Imo states’ forests.
So says Finland-based factional leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Simon Ekpa, in a video he released on Sunday.
The youths, in their numbers Saturday, marched through major roads and streets in Enugu metropolis with placards carrying inscriptions such as: “Even Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is Against Sit-at-Home” and “Sit-at-Home discourages economic progress”.
Kanu’s lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor, had on Friday in Enugu released a handwritten letter to Ekpa by the detained IPOB leader.
The detained leader of the IPOB made the demand of Finland-based Ekpa in an hand written letter on Friday.
The resolution of the upper chamber was sequel to a motion sponsored by Senator Osita Izunansso and all fourteen senators from the South East .
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, made this known in a statement issued Monday in Abuja.
Enugu Government has again urged the State’s residents to disregard Monday’s sit-at-home order by the factional members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and go about their normal businesses.
The enclave located in a forest in Asaba was destroyed during a clearance operation carried out by troops of the 6 Division.
He spoke during a tour of various parts of the state capital to monitor the level of compliance with his ban on the order.
Obi, who was also a former Governor of Anambra State, made this known in series of tweets on his Twitter handle.