An Igbo socio-political group, Igbo Nationwide Council, INC, has condemned the conflict between troopers and operatives of the Jap Safety community, ESN, in Orlu space of Imo State.
The Igbo group known as on Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State to rapidly intervene on the continued violent battle between the Nigerian Navy and the ESN, in order to halt the wanton destruction of lives and properties of the individuals of the realm.
INC’s name is contained in a launch signed by its President, Chilos Godsent and made obtainable to DAILY POST on Tuesday morning.
DAILY POST stories that the conflict between ESN and troopers had allegedly led to the dying of 1 individual, whereas scores have been wounded in okporo, Orlu space of Imo State.
The conflict was stated to have occurred throughout a navy operation locally suspected to be the operational base of ESN, arrange the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigneous Individuals of Biafra, (IPOB).
The igbo socio-political group additionally urged the Federal Authorities of Nigeria to right away redeploy the troopers ravaging Orlu Communities to the assorted highways the place the Fulani herdsmen are presently terrorizing, raping and killing Nigerians.
In response to the discharge by INC, “It might not be to the perfect curiosity of the Imo State and Federal Authorities of Nigeria to militarize any a part of the Igbo Nation in disguise of preventing pro-Biafra agitators.
“We be aware that the Nigerian Police has the capability to sort out criminalities in any a part of Nigeria nicely mobilized and given free hand to function.
“We worry that if the continued violent battle shouldn’t be rapidly resolved, it’d escalate to different communities in Imo State”.
In the identical vein, Governor Hope Uzodinma has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the crisis-ridden Orlu LGA and neighbouring communities together with Nkwerre, Ideato South, Ideato North, Njaba and Isu.
The Governor expressed concern on the rising stage of killings within the space.