The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, has insisted that its not a terrorist group and doesn’t spill blood.
IPOB, whereas distancing itself from Gulak’s demise, burdened that the assassination of politicians is just not a part of its agenda.
IPOB made the comment whereas insisting that it was not answerable for the homicide of Ahmed Gulak, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.
Some gunmen murdered Gulak whereas on his solution to Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, Imo State, yesterday.
The Nigeria intelligence group had linked the Gulak’s killing to IPOB, however the state Police Command had refuted such claims.
Imo State Police Command spokesman, Bala Elkana, had stated armed bandits murdered the previous presidential aide.
Nonetheless, Elkana later recanted his earlier comment, saying males of the Jap Safety Community, ESN, killed Gulak.
A Scenario Report, SITREP, had confirmed that ESN operatives had waylaid and killed Gulak alongside the airport highway at Obiangwu Junction at Ngor-Okpala Native Authorities Space.
Reacting, IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Highly effective, distanced the secessionist group from the assassination.
A press release by Highly effective reads: “The eye of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been drawn to the untenable allegation by the safety companies that IPOB was answerable for the assassination of former presidential aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak on his solution to Sam Mbakwe Airport Owerri Imo State.
“We, subsequently, state with out equivocations that IPOB is aware of nothing in regards to the stated assassination. We had nothing in frequent with Gulak and couldn’t have killed him.
“That is purely a smokescreen to justify their lengthy awaited plan to declare one other particular navy operation within the Jap area to kill extra harmless Biafrans.
“IPOB is just not a terrorist group and doesn’t spill blood.
“For us, connecting with the assassination of Gulak is just to pitch the East in opposition to the core Islamic North as a canopy and justification for an additional spherical of pogrom in opposition to Easterners dwelling within the North.
“We’re solely after the restoration of Biafra. Assassination of politicians is just not a part of our agenda.”
Gunmen homicide Jonathan’s ex-adviser Ahmed Gulak in Imo
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