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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, on Saturday expressed outrage over the on-going navy operation at Orlu in Imo State.
DAILY POST experiences that for the previous few days, troops of the Nigerian Military have been mentioned to have stormed Orlu, combing bushes and forests in the hunt for the members of the Japanese Safety Community, an arm of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB. They have been alleged to have bombed some locations within the course of.

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma had additionally come out to say he licensed the navy operation.https://dailypost.ng/2021/02/20/ipob-why-i-invited-soldiers-to-orlu-imo-gov-uzodinma/
He mentioned the federal government found that there have been deliberate makes an attempt by IPOB to assault Orlu folks and the federal government within the guise that they have been searching for Fulani herdsmen.
“That’s why our authorities determined to ask navy to flush out IPOB and their so referred to as ESN. We found that there was a camp which IPOB established at Umutanze, Orlu and we despatched police to dislodge them,” the Governor mentioned.

Reacting, OYC in an announcement issued by its President-Normal, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, warned that the lifetime of any Igbo man wasted would entice dire penalties.
He mentioned it was saddening that the navy and different safety operatives have been additionally utilizing Igboland as a testing floor whereas they have been unable to sort out main safety challenges starring them within the face in different elements of the nation.

Okwu mentioned, “our coronary heart bleeds as soon as once more over the information of the mayhem happening in Orlu Imo State. It’s fairly unhappy {that a} sitting Governor is boasting to have been the mind behind such orgy of violence and needles assault on his folks.

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“It’s fairly deplorable that whereas the Federal Authorities and it’s brokers have been busy negotiating with terrorists within the North, the identical authorities is busy right here clamping down on folks demanding for freedom, a transparent case of various stroke for various folks.
“It’s also ironical that the identical navy which had remained helpless within the face of infinite assaults from terrorists up North, solely finds its tooth when it come to the Southeast.

“Tens of scholars have been kidnapped from their college in Niger State and we’re but to see navy helicopters hover across the bandits’ camps, slightly Sheikh Gunmi and his likes are there romancing the terrorists on behalf of the Federal Authorities.
“Be that as it might, Governor Hope Uzodinma and another particular person concerned on this mayhem should know that they’d not go scotfree. Regardless of how lengthy it takes, they’d account for each single soul killed by these blood-thirsty safety males.”

He urged the Southeast governors and different Igbo leaders to not maintain quiet within the face of what he referred to as “a deliberate ploy to impress Ndigbo into an motion that might necessitate one other genocide.
“If we keep mutual silence in the present day as a result of it’s Orlu, after they get executed with them, they are going to transfer to a different a part of Igbo land.”

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