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Nigerian Army Accuses IPOB /ESN Of Setting Houses, Vehicles Ablaze In Imo State



 Nigerian Military Accuses IPOB /ESN Of Setting Homes, Automobiles Ablaze In Imo State    The Nigerian Military has accused the Indigenous Folks Of B…

Nigerian Military Accuses IPOB /ESN Of Setting Homes, Automobiles Ablaze In Imo State

The Nigerian Military has accused the Indigenous Folks Of Biafra, IPOB, and its safety wing, ESN of setting autos, homes on hearth in Awo-Mmamma, Imo State.

In an announcement launched by Abubakar Abdullahi,  Main Appearing Deputy Director Military Public Relations 82 Division Nigerian Military, the Nigerian Military stated “troops conducting Train GOLDEN DAWN have dispersed IPOB/ESN hoodlums finishing up arson whereas imposing the illegitimate Sit-at-House order imposed by the proscribed group at AWO-MMAMMA Neighborhood, Oru East Native Authorities Space of Imo State on 22 November 2021. Within the quest to compel residents to adjust to the illegal order, IPOB/ESN criminals indulged in harassment, intimidation and bodily abuse of commuters going about their lawful companies.”

Based on the assertion,” the criminals went additional to hold out arson and destruction of companies and houses at Ishieke junction (alongside Owerri-Onitsha categorical manner) as a vendetta towards the residents for not complying with the unlawful order.”

“The hoodlums who had earlier blocked the freeway, set ablaze a industrial automobile heading in the direction of Onitsha. Vigilant troops  responding to misery calls by motorists and store house owners swiftly moved to the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a firefight. The troops overwhelmed the hoodlums forcing them to scamper in numerous instructions.”


“The troops pursued the hoodlums to their hideout in Akatta Neighborhood in Oru East LGA, the place a member of the group was neutralized within the shootout. Whereas the troops engaged the hoodlums of their hideout, different members of the group who alleged that some people had volunteered info to the troops mustered at Ishieke junction and set ablaze homes and companies of regulation abiding residents. The troops once more returned to the junction to disperse the hoodlums. Sadly, a galant soldier paid the supreme prize in defence of the individuals.”

“It’s on document that for the reason that unhappy occasions of 5 April 2021 when some unscrupulous components invaded the Custodial Centre in Owerri and freed greater than 1,800 inmates, there was an upsurge in criminalities corresponding to kidnapping, automobile jacking, theft, unwarranted killing and arson in Imo State. These legal components have since then  wreaked  havoc within the State and its environs.”

” Even within the face of unwholesome propaganda by IPOB/ESN, different legal components and their collaborators to misinform and mislead Nigerians on the reality concerning the arson at Awo-Mmamma, the NA will proceed to stay skilled.”

“The NA appeals to the nice individuals of Imo State to disregard the propaganda and threats by IPOB and its affiliate teams, who regardless of their deceitful calls cancelling the monday sit at residence order, have continued to intimidate and harass residents who come out to do their professional enterprise.”

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