The Nigerian Army has said that it had evidence to prove that the leader of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu coordinated the attack on and killing of six soldiers in Oyingbo Local Government Area of Rivers State in the aftermath of the recent #EndSARS protest.
A military intelligence source told PRNigeria that there is a viral video clip to show that Nnamdi Kanu commanded members of IPOB to launch coordinating attacks on soldiers and other security personnel during the EndSARS protest.
The officer said “We have all the audio and video clips were the leadership of the proscribed terrorist organization, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in online interactive radio, actively coordinated the attacks against our troops, other security personnel and innocent citizens. He was even mentioning names, identities and locations to be attacked by the followers.
“In one of the audios, Kanu called on his members to ambush and kill all some politicians, soldiers, policemen and destroy properties belonging to the government and top politicians. In Fact, you can hear his voice saying ‘Go and look for weapons and arm yourselves …build weapons, if you don’t have any gun construct one, even ordinary catapult build one, go and use it and destroy them… Anywhere you see Sanwoolu you attack him, Tinubu, his hotel must be burned down….’ We can’t tolerate this!” the officer concluded.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike while lamenting the destruction caused by suspected IPOB members under the guise of the #EndSARS protest, said the outlawed group killed six soldiers and four policemen in Rivers.
Meanwhile, Kanu has disassociated himself from the report, stating that it was a manipulation of the government to malign his character.