The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reacted to the warning issued by the Nigerian Army to those calling for secession.
Recall that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru has warned that the Army will soon clamp down on separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Kanu.
Naija News reports that the Attahiru gave the warning in Uyo at the first Commanding Officers’ Workshop 2021.
Speaking at the workshop, Attahiru warned that the Nigerian Army will deal decisively with every form of security threat confronting the nation, including those posed by the secessionist agitators like Igboho and Dokubo.
He stated that the Army would surmount attempts by some individuals to compromise the territorial integrity of the country by the declaration of sovereignty on behalf of ethnic nationalities in the country.
Reacting in a post on Twitter, Nnamdi Kanu pointed out that the agitation for the break up of Nigeria is as old as the country itself.
The IPOB leader wrote: “As Nigerian Army Chief, Ibrahim Attahiru threatens me, Igboho & other freedom fighters.
“Below photo-story comes to mind. I urge all to read it & be guided by the message it conveys.
“Agitation for the breakup of the great colonial Zoo Nigeria is as old as the country itself.”
As @HQNigerianArmy Chief, Ibrahim Attahiru threatens me, #Igboho & other freedom fighters. Below photo-story comes to mind. I urge all to read it & be guided by the message it conveys. Agitation for the breakup of the great colonial Zoo #Nigeria is as old as the country itself. pic.twitter.com/nSpuNMn9mr
— Mazi Nnamdi Kanu (@MaziNnamdiKanu) March 25, 2021