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Attack on Enugu Political Meeting: IPOB should redeem its image – Ohanaeze




The youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has condemned the weekend assault launched on a political assembly at Aninri Native Authorities Space of Enugu State by unknown gunmen.

DAILY POST reported that the gunmen stormed the venue of the political assembly and despatched occasion members working for his or her lives.

They claimed to be members of the Japanese Safety Community, ESN, an arm of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB.

Reacting to the event, the President-Basic, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike stated so many atrocities have been now being dedicated with the title of ESN and IPOB.

He stated it was excessive time the IPOB management rose to the event and fished out these utilizing its identification to perpetrate prison actions.

Okwu stated, “we have been alarmed over the reported assault on a ward assembly by gunmen who stated they have been members of ESN. This incident got here to us as a shock as a result of the ESN is just not recognized to have turned the combat towards her personal folks.

“We discover it unusual that individuals who claimed to be of Igbo extraction might storm a political assembly and unleash such mayhem on their fellow Igbo women and men. It’s completely unacceptable.

“When the ESN was shaped, it was stated to be a instrument to fight killer Fulani herdsmen; how out of the blue did our fellow Igbos change into killer herdsmen that the warfare has now turned towards them?”

The OYC President stated there have been indications that “folks are actually utilizing ESN to settle scores and this is the reason we’re calling on IPOB to rise to the event, it should fish out these perpetrating evil.

“The folks behind this aren’t serving to Nnamdi Kanu; they’re doing every thing to demonize IPOB and the only goal is to maintain Nnamdi perpetually in custody.”

Whereas cautioning on the risks of Ndigbo preventing amongst themselves, Okwu stated “the IPOB mustn’t fold its fingers and watch folks desecrate its title. It should go the additional mile to fish out these utilizing its title to commit atrocities. We are able to’t destroy our place on the guise of preventing enemies. A home divided towards itself can by no means stand.

“For this reason there may be an pressing want for the IPOB to persuade Ndigbo that it has no hand on this and plenty of different related incidents.”

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