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State-Sponsored Groups Killed Imo-based Lawyer, Odume – IPOB Reacts To Allegation Of Murder Of Legal Practitioner




The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) has distanced the group from the ugly homicide of a authorized practitioner, Barrister Darlington Odume.

The lawyer was murdered on Thursday by unknown gunmen in Umudara, Amaifeke within the Orlu Native Authorities Space of Imo state.

It was learnt that the deceased was trailed from his chamber within the Orlu city by his assailants and was shot severally round Amaifeke, the place he was shopping for some edible objects.

IPOB in a press release signed and made out there to SaharaReporters by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Highly effective, stated Odume was murdered by the state-sponsored group often called unknown gunmen.

Highly effective urged the Nigerian Bar Affiliation (NBA) to not be deceived by false media propaganda of the Nigeria Police Power and the Division of State Service, stressing that IPOB couldn’t harm attorneys and journalists, assuming they have been to be violent.

The assertion learn, “We the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice chief Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, distance ourselves from the ugly homicide of a authorized paractioner Barr. Darlington Chume Odume fashionable often called Omekagu who was murdered in Amaifeke Orlu Imo State by the state sponsored group often called unknown gunmen.

“Opposite to allegations by these bent on demonising IPOB, IPOB has no hand within the merciless and unconscionable killing of Barrister Darlington Chume Odume. These perpetrating these murderous actions in Imo State and different elements of Biafra land are doing so simply to implicate IPOB and the Jap Safety Community, ESN. 

“Now we have a number of instances defined that we now have no palms in these ugly killings in Biafra land however some don’t need to consider us. IPOB is a non-violent and peaceable motion with presence in over 100 nations. We’re solely after the peaceable restoration of Biafra. Killings should not a part of our mandate. These committing these heinous crimes solely achieve this to probably implicate us and destroy our international picture however we’re harmless.

“The Nigeria Bar affiliation, NBA shouldn’t be deceived by the Nigerian police and DSS with their false media propaganda. It is not sensible for IPOB to go after attorneys or journalists as an illustration, assuming we’re to be violent. These two professionals are quite one of the best of our associates as they’re those at our rescue in our quest for Justice. We’ll by no means ponder hurting anybody belonging to both of those noble professions or any career for that matter.

“Attorneys have been serving to this wrestle and facilitating the discharge of our folks in numerous elements of Nigeria. They put their lives in danger for our sake, and there’s no method we will sensibly reciprocate this uncommon gesture by going after them. It is an irony and most illogical. These linking us with this barbarity ought to please search for a extra clever script. IPOB can not come down too low by killing our attorneys, journalists and Human Rights teams and individuals.”

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