The Indigenous People of Biafra, Sunday warned the Federal Government and the Nigerian Armed Forces, to desist from further harassment of innocent people in the South East, including IPOB’s lawyers, otherwise, there will be crisis.
The warning follows the alleged early hours of Sunday invasion of the home of its lawyer, Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofors, in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, by a combined team of Police and soldiers of the Nigerian Army.
A statement issued by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, alleged that at about 2.,15 am, Sunday morning, a combined team of the Police and soldiers of the Nigerian Army, invaded and surrounded Mr Ejiofor’s country home, shooting sporadically as they did on December 2, 2019, alleging that many lives may have been lost in the latest wee hours invasion of Ejiofor’s Oraifite home.
According to IPOB’s statement, Mr Ejiofor raised the alarm at about 2.15 am to the leadership of IPOB that his life is under threat, as a team of Police and Army are presently in his house shooting sporadically on sight to arrest him.
IPOB gave Ejiofor’s statement as, “Alert- A joint team of Police and Army are presently in my house shooting sporadically on sight, to arrest me. As a lawyer, I have committed no offence known to the law. My life is under threat, people are being killed and I don’t know what will happen to me next.”