IPOB Group slams Army for denying report on killings

IPOB also challenged the military to use the same force being used in the South-East to fight Boko Haram.

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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has slammed the Nigeria Army for denying the Amnesty International report that alleged that they killed unarmed Biafra protesters.

On Sunday, November 27, 2016, IPOB also alleged that the Army is carrying out ethnic cleansing in the name of security.

According to Vanguard, the group challenged the military to use the same force being used in the South-East to fight Boko Haram.

The Spokesman of the group, Emma Powerful, in a statement said “The military has exhibited the greatest level of cowardice by denying that they did not shoot and kill peaceful IPOB protesters.

“The blood of the people they killed will continue to hunt them. They are restless and that is why they are denying the evil and senseless killings.”

Adding that “The Indigenous People of Biafra condemns the relentless denial of the killing of the members of IPOB by soldiers and other security agencies.

“The denial that they did not shoot and kill peaceful IPOB protesters means that the entire Nigerian Army pretended that it did not see the barbaric crimes committed against members of IPOB during the peaceful demonstrations in Biafraland.

“Prominent leaders and countries in the world and those who don’t have the videos for the killings should go online and watch the heinous crime against the peaceful members of IPOB during the peaceful rallies and demonstrations in all the Biafra cities of Aba, Onitsha, Owerri, Igweocha (PH), Calabar, Uyo, Asaba, Enugu, Bayelsa and other cities.”

IPOB also offered to give the Nigeria Army copies of the video evidence showing how its men shot at protesters.

The group also claims that over 2000 people have been killed and 700 others missing since they started their struggle for an independent state.

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