The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday reacted to studies of its arrested members affirming assault on a church in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Rivers State Police Command had paraded some IPOB members who admitted trying a bomb assault on the church attended by the daddy of the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, Elder Wike.
Nevertheless, IPOB described the claims as a lame script by safety businesses.
An announcement by the group’s spokesman, Emma Highly effective mentioned the federal government was utilizing the suspects to cowl its evil deeds.
The assertion reads partly: “The eye of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has been drawn to the frivolous and fabricated claims by the purported suspects of the alleged assault on Gov. Nyesom Wike’s father’s church who purportedly claimed accountability for the mentioned assault.
”We now have equally heard with utter amazement that the alleged suspects additional claimed they have been contacted by IPOB to hold out the assault in order to achieve recognition.
“This once more is simply too petty and a lame script by the safety businesses and their sponsors. The query is: Which recognition is IPOB a worldwide motion that already maintains a presence in over 100 international locations nonetheless searching for?
“It’s not doubtful what the federal government and safety businesses can do both to cowl proof or set up trigger to justify a premeditated evil. The pace with which the federal government and police pointed accusing fingers at IPOB even earlier than the graduation of their so-called investigation, raises extra suspicion. It’s solely a affirmation that the ridiculous alleged confession of the mentioned suspects was solely premeditated simply to presumably indict IPOB.
“Wike and his co-travellers ought to cease ridiculing themselves. IPOB just isn’t a violent however peaceable motion. Bombing a spot of worship how way more a church isn’t a part of our signature tune. Most IPOB members have a Christian background and couldn’t have focused any church for bombing.
“We now have no quarrel with Wike’s father not to mention harmless worshippers. Assuming however not admitting that we’re behind the purported assault, we wouldn’t have executed a poor job. If we would like Wike we all know how and the place to get him however we don’t spill blood.”