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Insecurity: President Buhari Reveals Those Funding IPOB

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Insecurity: President Buhari Reveals Those Funding IPOB
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President Muhammadu Buhari has accused foreign countries and international communities of funding the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

The Nigerian leader stated that the separatist group was being funded through international financial networks and other various means.

In a question and answer session with Bloomberg, President Buhari urged foreign countries to proscribe IPOB as a terrorist organization.

Buhari stated that the group is responsible for the oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the South East. He said the vandalism and oil theft carried out by IPOB is responsible for the shortfall of the daily production quota in the country.

The President claimed that IPOB leadership enjoys a safe haven in the West and broadcasts hate speech into Nigeria from London in the United Kingdom.

According to Buhari, the separatist group spends millions of dollars lobbying members of the US Congress and freely using international financial networks to arm agitators on the ground.

Criminality and terrorism in oil-producing regions hamper production, and it would help if our western allies designated IPOB as a terrorist group, given their complicity in damage to pipelines and infrastructure.

“We urge those same international partners to take additional steps costing them nothing, by proscribing another group – IPOB – as a terrorist organization.

“Their leadership enjoys a safe haven in the West, broadcasting hate speech into Nigeria from London, spending millions lobbying members of the US Congress, and freely using international financial networks to arm agitators on the ground. This must stop,” he said.