Pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has cried out to the whole world that they are not a terrorist organisation as the Department of Security Service, DSS, is trying to portray them in the eyes of the public.
Reacting to a media statement credited to DSS, IPOB spokesmen, Barr. Emma Mmezu and Dr. Clifford Iroanya respectively pointed out that tagging IPOB a criminal and terrorist organisation is the handiwork of President Buhari and the DSS to give the impression that IPOB is destructive like other freedom fighters.
Accusing President Buhari pointedly as the mastermind of the smear campaign against IPOB, the released posited that Buhari has failed in his attempt to criminalise the organisation.
“Retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari and his Department of State Services, DSS, have once again failed woefully in their spurious attempt at criminalising Biafrans and branding the IPOB a terrorist organisation.
“In an incoherent and error-filled statement sent to the media, the DSS stated, “sequel to increasing threat posed to public peace by the activities of IPOB, this service arrested one Chidiebere Onwudiwe, a graduate of mechanical and chemical Engineering and known member of IPOB, on 22nd June, 2016.”
“The stark illiterate-filled DSS in their statement further noted, ‘Onwudiwe and his associates within and outside the country, were planning to carry out coordinated attacks against religious bodies/edifices, police check points and the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos State, with Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDS,’ and that “The suspect was apprehended while making logistics supplies for their nefarious plan.
“First of all, let us just point out only two out of the several errors in this pack of lies from the DSS’ statement.
“(1) We are Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and NOT “Independent People of Biafra”. Even in the records of all the court cases concerning the illegal kidnapping and unconstitutional prosecution of …Read More
Source:: Nigerian Pilot