By O’star Eze
Following the recent call by the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, for those behind a trending video to be arrested by the state’s security personnel, the Indigenous People of Biafra has, in a press statement, condemned the governor’s instruction while warning of dire consequences if such arrest is carried out.
It would be recalled that a viral video had shown the controversial Eastern Security Network, ESN, evacuating some Fulani settlement in Ebonyi State.
In response to this video, an emergency security meeting was held by the governor with Miyetti Allah, Ebonyi State and other security agencies during which the governor stated that the video was fake and that those behind the video should be arrested.
Responding to the above, the IPOB through their Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, warned Governor Umahi, in a press statement made available to factreporters.com, “against the grave implications of his actions.”
The IPOB also discredited the claim by the Governor and members of the security meeting that the video was a falsehood maintaining that indeed some herdsmen were made to vacate their settlements in Ebonyi State for among other things, renaming some parts of Ebonyi State.
The statement titled, ‘GOV. UMAHI’S MADNESS DRIVING HIM TOO FAR’, read thus;
“The media report of the statement credited to Gov Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, where he reportedly ordered the arrest of innocent locals who had in a viral video exposed the latest atrocities of Fulani terrorist herdsmen in Ebonyi communities, is madness taken too far. Although we are not surprised at such treachery, it difies logic that a sitting governor will rather choose to dine with the oppressors of his own people just for the derisive promise of an illusory vice presidential candidacy to a Fulani presidential candidate in 2023. What a shame!
“We the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our great leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, therefore, wish to warn Gov. Umahi against the grave implications of his actions. Declaring law abiding citizens wanted simply because they exposed and confronted foreign terrorists in Ebonyi State is worse than terrorism itself. It only goes to show that Umahi and other eastern politicians knows more about the incessant killings, rapes and other atrocities in Ebonyi communities by Fulani herdsmen and terrorists than they are willing to admit.
“It is the height of foolery that Gov Dave Umahi will support foreign Fulani terrorist herdsmen against his own people that voted for him. Does Dave Umahi not know that our mothers for years now have been afraid of going to their farms for fear of being raped by Fulani terrorists and other evil activities of Miyetti Allah? Gov Umahi is only courting the wrath of the people by choosing to swim against the tide. For deciding to sabotage the efforts of the Eastern Security Network, ESN personnel who are working tirelessly to rid Ebonyi State of killer herdsmen and terrorists, Umahi has declared himself an enemy of the people. And he should be ready to face the consequences of his treachery.
“Gov Umahi is fully aware that the same Fulani killer herdsmen he is protecting have recently renamed Agbabor community close to Uburu town in Onicha LGA to Aruu. What has he done to reverse this affront? Instead of hiding his face in shame that terrorists are now renaming Ebonyi Communities under his watch, Umahi is busy threatening patriotic Biafrans who are merely exposing the atrocities of Fulani herdsmen in their communities. To underline the extent of Umahi’s mental illness, he went as far as saying the video footage shot live during ESN encounter with terrorists is fake. This is how desperate these shameless Fulani slaves in Biafraland are to please their Janjaweed masters from the Sahel.
“We, therefore, advise Gov. Umahi and his Miyetti Allah handlers to make sure nothing happens to citizens of Ebonyi State who are within their rights to share the said video. Biafrans will hold him and his family responsible should any harm befall any individual as a result of his wish to serve his Fulani masters.
“We also warn Traditional rulers and President Generals recruited by governors in the South East against ESN personnel to retrace their steps, otherwise they will eternally regret their action. Gov Umahi and his co-traitors should stop provoking the masses or else they will not survive the avalanche of rage that is coming. The masses are now wiser and ever ready to hand down mob justice to those working against their collective interest, especially politicians.
COMRADE EMMA POWERFUL MEDIA AND PUBLICITY SECRETARY FOR IPOB”