Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said there was no insecurity in the South-East geopolitical zone, to warrant the launch of the ongoing Operation Python Dance 4, in the region, by the army.
The pro-Biafra group alleged that what appeared like an insecurity situation in the zone, had been caused by “land grabbers” who were reportedly working with leaders in the region.
The group stated this in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, made available to journalists, on Saturday.
IPOB maintained that the Nigerian Army should focus on the northeastern part of the country, that had almost been ravaged by the activities of Boko Haram and other forms of insurgency, rather than in the South-East zone, where it’s men were allegedly “harassing defenseless innocent Nigerians.”
The group said,
“There is no insecurity in Biafraland save for those introduced by land grabbers.
“There is peace except for where terror herdsmen are wreaking havoc in some parts in South-East. It is therefore unacceptable that the Nigerian army should be running around in armored vehicles and tormenting innocent civilians when they should be combating insecurity in core North.”