Insecurity: We are fighting 2 wars in South-East – Umahi




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The Chairman of Forum and of Ebonyi State, David , has said the people of the zone are fighting separate wars.

made this known on Saturday in Abakiliki on the 7th day which marked the last day of the fasting and praying declared by the Christians Association of Nigerian (CAN) Ebonyi State chapter aimed to seek the face of God towards resolving the in the state and country at large.

He said the wars in the east are the killings of security operatives by the yet to be identified group and the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (lPOB).

The stressed the actors behind the mayhem facing security operatives hijacked the ‘genuine’ agenda of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Umahi, who distanced himself from the course of IPOB, said: “So we have brought war against ourselves, now it is different agenda are being fought for in the South-East and our people are pretending, we have brought war on ourselves.

“The people started this thing no longer have the control.

“Again, why are we security agencies? Why are we burning down police stations?

“The genuine agitations minus which started by a group of people has been hijacked.

“And if we don’t know, most of the security people that they are are from .

“And we say that they are being perpetrated from outside, [that] is not true.

“It is our people that are burning down the police stations, security agencies, snatching guns, doing armed robbery and cultism.” (Daily Trust)