IPOB leader, Kanu justifies release of Imo prison inmates

IPOB leader, Kanu justifies release of Imo prison inmates


The leader of the Indigenous People of BIAFRA, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kano has justified the release of inmates from the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS and attacks on police formations unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State Capital.


A total of 1,844 prisoners escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Owerri, Imo State which came under attack by gunmen on Monday morning.

Spokesman of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Mr. Francis Enobore Imo State Command, in a statement said over 80 escapee prisoners have voluntarily returned to the facility in addition to 35 others who refused to escape during the attack and fire incident at the facility.

In one of his acerbic posts on his Twitter page, Thursday, Kanu said “those who are worried that innocent Citizens under illegal detention in Owerri were released, weren’t worried that Fulani murderous land grabbing terrorists were recruited into the Nigerian Army”.

He described the anxiety generated by the jailbreak as a mind numbing hypocrisy…”.

In another post, Mr. Kanu, demanded end Neo-Colonialism.

According to Wikipedia, Neocolonialism is the practice of using economics, globalisation, cultural imperialism and conditional aid to influence a Country instead of the previous colonial methods of direct military control (imperialism) or indirect political control (hegemony).

Kanu in a tweet on Thursday morning, said the time for Citizens to pay them back in their own coin.

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He wrote: “No government can defeat her citizens. The citizens are their employers. You can never be stronger than your employer. He/She has the right to sack you. #Nigeria Govt with British Neo-Colonialists have killed us enough. Time for citizens to pay them back in their own coin”.

TheNewspad reports that the Nigeria police Force headquarters in Imo was not spared in the attack by hoodlums who set ablaze cars and other valuables.

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo had ordered described the attack on some police formations and prisons in Imo State as an act of terrorism and ordered the security operatives to go after the hoodlums.

Also, the Imo State governor, Mr. Hope Uzodinma, had set up an enquiry panel into the incident with a mandate to ascertain circumstances surrounding the attacks.

He said that Government and security agencies would definitely get to the root of the matter to fish out the perpetrators and forestall a reoccurrence.



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