The Engr. Chidi Ibeh-led faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has mentioned Ndigbo will maintain Governor Hope Uzodinma accountable and chargeable for any life misplaced in Imo State below any guise following the conflict between the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB’s Japanese Safety Community, ESN, and the Nigerian navy.
A minimum of one individual was confirmed lifeless when the ESN and troopers clashed in Orlu, Imo State on Monday.
The conflict was mentioned to have occurred throughout a navy operation locally suspected to be the operational base of ESN.
ESN is a regional safety outfit not too long ago launched by Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB.
And the Ibeh-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo faction mentioned it has launched investigations into the conflict, insisting that the lack of lives and property have been pointless.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo mentioned that the Governor should be sure that normalcy is straight away restored in Orlu and its environs, including that Ndigbo are peaceable folks and should not be provoked.
In its assertion signed by Kalu Mkpa Uduma, Media Adviser to the factions Secretary Normal, it mentioned there are proofs that property value billions of Naira have been destroyed “and we name for truce and settlements of people who misplaced their lives and properties within the conflict.”
“We consider in development of igbo real programs in Nigeria. We now have the mandate of igbos to have interaction Nigeria authorities on the grievances of Igbo youths,” the faction added.
The group mentioned the distant reason behind Biafra agitation should be addressed, insisting that dialogue stays the worldwide asset of settling disputes.
“We urge President Muhammadu Buhari to take acceptable actions to make sure that there’s dialogue between him and IPOB, as what’s good for the goose can be good for the gander.
“Governor Uzodinma needs to be cautious of verdict of historical past. No matter choices taken at the moment in the midst of defending lives and properties shouldn’t contain navy operations in civil disobedience or self-determination.
“Ndigbo will maintain Governor Uzodinma accountable and chargeable for any life misplaced in Imo state below any circumstances. “