Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra has warned that any Igbo man drafted among the Nigerian Armed Forces Sent to Arrest, intimidate or Kill any IPOB members will die on such mission.
Kanu gave the warning during his weekly online broadcast to members of the group who are mourning member killed by men of the Nigerian security forces in Enugu, southeastern Nigeria.
“Any Igboman in the Nigerian Army, police, Dss or any of the forces sent to kill or harm Biafrans in Igboland or around Nigeria will die in such operation, go tell any of your brothers among them,” he said.
“And in case you know any Igbo man who is a member of any of the forces, tell them to avoid any such operation to the Igboland because they will die”. ” There will be no hiding place for any of you, we know you all and where you stay”.
” I will advice you to tell your cohorts to stay away from Biafra Land especially in the Night”, you will not make it to the morning if you do”, he warned.
He charged his followers to maintain decorum and be vigilant in carrying out their activities.
In a new development, the Nigerian Army has placed soldiers on high alert over the fear of reprisal attacks by IPOB member and has directed security operatives to dress in mufti while in Public.
The order reads, following the alleged killings of two operatives of the Department of State Services by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in Enugu State, Nigerian Army authority has directed troops on internal security duties to be cautious in their dealings with members of the public.
SaharaReporters had on Sunday reported how a team of security operatives attacked Biafra agitators at Emene in Enugu.
Members of the group were meeting peacefully when police officers arrived at the scene to arrest them.
A violent clash led to the deployment of a team of security operatives, with many feared dead in the aftermath.
In an internal signal dispatched to different formations and unit commanders, the Nigerian Army asked all troops to be at alert and avoid individual movement in uniforms outside the barracks.