Tuesday, 20 December 2016

IPOB Warns President Muhammadu Buhari Not to Visit Enugu State

The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, has on Monday warn the president of the Federal Republic of Nigerian, Pres. Muhammadu Buhari not to visit Enugu or Any South-Easter State.
According to report, the President is supposed to attend the opening session of the South-East Economic Summit in Enugu State on Thursday December 22, 2016.
The IPOB in the other hand has warn the president not to attend the meeting, in a statement entitled, ‘Muhammadu Buhari must stay clear of the Biafran land or have himself to blame for the outcome of any such visit’
According to report, the IPOB group, in a statement signed by it Spokespersons, Emma Nmezu and Dr. Clifford Iroanya, equally warned Igbo governors and other political leaders against hosting pres. Buhari in Enugu or any other part of the South-Eastern State.
The group also warned the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and other Igbo leaders should be held responsible for any breakdown of law and order in the state if Buhari went ahead to visit Enugu State on Dec. 22, 2016.
‘Buhari is a Killer and Persecutor of the Igbo and should not be allowed to visit the Biafran Zone,’ IPBO said.
According to The Punch statement read in parts, We warn that any governor or Igbo politician that receives Buhari in Enugu will have himself or herself to blame. We make it public that should there be a breakdown of law and order in Enugu on the 22nd of December, greedy Igbo politicians will have themselves to blame.
“Any Igbo governor or politician that is found among those hobnobbing with Buhari becomes an enemy of the people and shall pay dearly for it.”
IPOB also demanded an investigation into the Amnesty International report, which accused the army of mass killing of Biafra activists.
The group urged all pro-Biafra activists to be in Enugu on December 22 to show their anger over Buhari’s visit.
“We are calling on all Biafrans to descend on Enugu on the said date of December 22, 2016 to show our anger and displeasure at this attempt by some greedy Igbo men to insult the memory of our glorious dead and those still in detention with our leader."