The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has revealed why their commander was killed by the security operatives in Imo state.
Speaking in an interview with Channels TV Sunday, IPOB’s spokesman Emma Powerful, claims the commander was killed for refusing to join the the Ebube-Agu security outfit.
Recall that ABACITYBLOG earlier reported that the security operatives in Imo had gun down the commander after an exchange of fire with the Operatives at Awomama Village in Oru East local government area of Imo State.
However reacting to the incident Powerful said the have replaced the commander.
When asked the name of the new commander he said: ‘I Will not tell you!’
Narrating how it all happened he said:
“Yesterday (Saturday), our commander went to his village. They ambushed him with some politicians … they ordered the military to kill him. Imo State administrator knows very that he has committed a crime and we must follow him up,
“He ordered for the killing of this guy (the late commander) because he refused his offer to come and head the Ebubeagu which the South-East governors established,” he alleged.
The IPOB spokesman added, “He (the governor) sent some people to meet him (the late commander), but the guy refused that he cannot betray Biafra’s agitation and our leader – Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Since then, they have been threatening him.
“In Imo State, they arrested more than 50 people … they have been going to people’s houses to arrest them; in Anambra, they arrested so many people; in Abia, they arrested so many people.”