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Security agencies, Ebubeagu conniving, IPOB alleges

The Indigenous People of Biafra has alleged that security agencies are conniving with the Ebubeagu militia group in killing innocent people in order to blackmail the group.

The IPOB also described as “laughable” and “fabricated” the statement alleging that its members were responsible for the gruesome murder of eight northerners living in Orogwe, a suburb community in Owerri, Imo State.The statement read in part, “Our attention has been drawn to the laughable disgraceful, unguarded and fabricated statement alleging that IPOB members were responsible for the gruesome murder of eight northern people living in Orogwe, suburb community in Owerri, Imo State.“The IPOB has several times said that we have nothing against Hausa people living peacefully and doing their legitimate businesses, anybody linking IPOB to the recently attack in Imo State is doing that to demonise and blackmail the IPOB.“The IPOB did not harm or kill anyone in Imo State on Monday because we are peaceful and have not indulged in enforcing non-existent Monday sit-at-home order.

“The IPOB has not and will never attack any peaceful individual or group of people doing legitimate business or trading in our territory.“The IPOB will never succumb to pressure and blackmail from pursuing those terrorists masquerading as herdsmen in our bushes and forests.

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