IPOB is proscribed. We expect nobody to belong to the group

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba, has said that the  Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) remains proscribed in Nigeria and nobody is expected to belong to the group.

The Federal government in 2017 proscribed the secessionist group.

Speaking with journalists after he was confirmed by the police council on Friday, June 4,  Alkali said;

“There are peculiarities, like I said before, in the South-East and South-South is the issue of secessionist agenda championed by IPOB, I also talked about terrorism and religious bigotry in the north-east,” he said.

I also talked about the issue of kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry and cultism as it affects the north-central and north-west and south-west. I gave a synopsis in terms of what we are doing to address this situation.

I also thanked Mr President for providing additional logistics in terms of carrying out our duties and responsibilities.

In collaboration with other security agencies, we try to checkmate other forms of…



Source: Linda Ikeji