The Nigeria Police Force has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra against carrying out its planned protest across some South Eastern states.
This warning was contained in a statement issued by the Force spokesperson, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, today in Abuja.
“Information available to the Nigeria Police indicates plans by the Indigenous People of Biafra to embark on ill-advised protest using dangerous weapons across some South Eastern States,” the statement stated.
It stated.that the law prohibiting the unlawful possession of firearms was still in force.
It also stated.that any attempt by the group to unleash mayhem on innocent and law abiding Nigerians would be met with stiff resistance.
It further warned that the culprits would be brought to justice in line with extant laws.
The Nigerian Police assured citizens of South-Eastern states of adequate police protection as appropriate deployment had been put in place to deal with the culprits.