The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has accused Southeast governors of supporting herdsmen attack in the region.
Kanu stated this while reacting to the report that herdsmen dressed in military uniforms on Tuesday attacked residents of Ndegu Orie Umuoguduakpu community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The IPOB leader in a statement released on Wednesday claimed that the herdsmen killed about 20 people and destroyed property belonging to residents of the area.
The statement titled: “Igbo governors are aiding and abating Fulani terrorists across the East” reads: “On 10/03/2020 about 1430hrs at Ndegu Orie Umuoguduakpu community in Ohaukwu Local Govt Area of Ebonyi State. Armed Fulani terrorists camped at neighbouring Agila community Ado LGA of Benue state, numbering about thirty-five (35), some dressed in military uniform and supported by the Nigerian Army who was already present in Umuoguduakpu village harassing people. These Fulani terrorists in collaboration with the Nigerian Army invaded the community and killed 20 persons.”
“They include Fidelia Ali 0meh 70yrs, Helen Ali(f) 55yrs, Ogayi Ali 45yrs, James Eze 58 yrs, Eke Ajah (f) 75yrs, Idenyi Agbo 45yrs, Elizabeth obele(f) 65yrs, Ogah Oge 35yrs, Ogba Eze(f)65 yrs.”
“Also, houses and farm produce storage facilities were burnt and destroyed during the attack. These Fulani terrorists and Nigerian soldiers beheaded their Biafran victims in their trademark Jihadi style. They also destroyed Bethel Methodist Church at Umuoguduakpu.”
“Those that look up to governors across the east for protection can now see for themselves that Fulani caliphate are the ones in charge.”