The banned Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) says “the lives of our members are in grave hazard in Nigeria”.
IPOB, in a press release on Tuesday by Emma Highly effective, its Publicity and Media Secretary claims that IPOB members “have been marked for elimination”.
The assertion learn partly, “We the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, below the command of our nice chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, want to put the entire world on discover that the lives of our members are in grave hazard in Nigeria.
“Our members have been marked for elimination, and are being hunted by the Nigerian safety brokers.
“A few of our members who’re fortunate sufficient to flee to different international locations escape premature dying whereas others who are usually not are being trailed for arrest and torture.
“Even those that fled the nation are passing by means of trauma and emotional stress as they’re being prevented to go to house to attend the burial of their beloved ones.
“Until immediately, operatives of the Division of State Providers, DSS and different safety companies in Nigeria are nonetheless trailing IPOB Media Supervisor in Rivers State, Madam Obiageli Vivian Mboma (a. okay. a Oby Mboma), who fled Nigeria since 2016.
“This Biafran activist couldn’t attend her mom’s burial which held not too long ago for worry of arrest by the Nigeria safety brokers.
“Madam Oby’s destiny is frequent amongst 1000’s of different Biafran agitators who’ve immediately been made fugitives of their ancestral lands as a result of the depraved safety companies in Nigeria have positioned them on their needed checklist.
“Our members are going through severe persecution in Nigeria.
“Safety brokers hold trailing and looking them.
“A few of them are languishing in varied detention services throughout the nation with out trial.
“As an alternative of combating terrorists, bandits, killer herdsmen, Boko Haram and ISWAP which might be on the verge of taking on Nigeria, the Nigeria Authorities is barely busy looking down peaceable Biafran agitators.
“Our members are in severe hazard in Nigeria.
“We attraction for world help in order that the Nigeria Authorities won’t achieve its evil agenda to decimate Biafra activists.
“We’re peaceable folks in search of the restoration of our beloved Biafran Republic.
“Our solely crime to the Nigeria State is that we demand self-determination which is our elementary proper.”
IPOB is a bunch canvassing for the secession and sovereignty of Jap Nigeria.
It’s led by diaspora-based Nnamdi Kanu.