IPOB HAILS SOUTH-EAST GOVERNORS FOR BANNING OPEN GRAZING

Written by on February 3, 2021

THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA (IPOB) HAS HAILED SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS FOR THE BAN ON OPEN GRAZING IN THE REGION.

IT ALSO WARNED FULANI HERDSMEN IN THE REGION TO SHUN OPEN GRAZING OF CATTLE SAYING ITS EASTERN SECURITY NETWORK (ESN) WAS READY TO ENFORCE THE GOVERNORS ORDER.

IN A STATEMENT BY LEADER OF IPOB, MAZI NNAMDI KANU, THROUGH THE GROUP’S MEDIA AND PUBLICITY SECRETARY, EMMA POWERFUL, THE GROUP CLAIMED THAT NIGERIA SECURITY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ENFORCE THE SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS BAN, HENCE THEY HAVE VOLUNTEERED THEMSELVES TO DO THE JOB.

KANU ALSO URGED THE PEOPLE TO JOIN HIM LIVE ON RADIO BIAFRA AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS TO LISTEN TO HOW THE ENFORCEMENT WOULD BE CARRIED OUT.

RECALL THAT GOVERNOR OF EBONYI STATE AND THE CHAIRMAN, SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS FORUM, DAVID UMAHI, HAD ISSUED THE BAN ON OPEN GRAZING AND MOVEMENT OF COWS BY FOOT INTO THE REGION, ON MONDAY.


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