‘Why I Launched IPOB Security Outfit’ – Nnamdi Kanu Reveals

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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has revealed what inspired him to create a for the South.

According to him, the outfit will protect Biafraland because of the failure of the governors in the to do so.

Kanu stated this in a statement he signed on Tuesday.

He accused the governors of sleeping over what he called the mass killings of the people of the area.

He said, “Having waited for many years for governors to secure land as Yoruba governors did to no avail, we, the people of the East comprising of South-East and South-South have resolved to defend land from the ravages of terrorism and extrajudicial killings.

“We can’t allow what happened in Obigbo to repeat itself. has fallen on this generation to defend land against the ravages of Fulani terrorism and the hegemonic tendencies.

“For years , mothers have not been able to visit their farms for fear of being raped and cut to pieces. invaders, some of them from Sene-Gambia, are in villages raping and killing at will.

“Delta State Government has inaugurated Operation Delta Hawk, a new in the classic fragmented approach of the East to of importance.

“The West were united in their effort to combat terrorism in their territory, even Miyetti Allah, had the guts to float a vigilante outfit the spread to every nook and cranny of Nigeria the support of the Presidency and northern governors.

“But in our land, governors in the East cowardly allowed themselves to become fragmented of fear of displeasing their masters.

present to the world our first and last line of defence, the to bring to an end years of terrorism in our land.

“This , modelled along the lines of in the West and Miyetti Allah vigilante group in the North, will provide the entire East (South-South & South-East) the assurance that crimes such as kidnapping, , illegal occupation of our forests and river banks by marauding killers from the Sahel are brought to an end immediate effect.”

Reacting, the Commissioner of Police in , John Abang, said, “ don’t know anything about them. don’t work for them and don’t work with them. Maybe ask them what they meant by setting a security outfit.”