Imo On the Precipice, By Dakuku Peterside

A few days ago, an armed gang kidnapped a traditional ruler , His Royal Highness, Eze Charles Iroegbu and all the cabinet chiefs of Nguru Mabise on their way back from a wedding ceremony.Unknown hoodlums attacked the Ehime Mbano police station barely 48 hours after Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, the former inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, and other government functionaries visited the state to inspect a similar attack on thestate correctional facilities and Police in Owerri.

In the early hours of Monday 5th April 2021 (Easter Monday), gunmen attacked Owerri Correctional Centre (Prisons) and freed over 1,800 inmates. This was after setting virtually all the vehicles in the prison vicinity on fire.

The then Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, released a statement later in the day blaming the attack on the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). No investigation and no briefing preceded the announcement. The…


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