Nigerian army carries out genocide in Oyigbo – MASSOB
The alarm was raised over the actions of the Nigerian army in the Oyigbo area, Rivers State.
The Army, in line with the Biafra Revitalization Movement (MASSOB), carried out genocide in Oyigbo, Rivers State.
The group issued this accusation on the anniversary of the posthumous birthday of the late Biafra leader Chukwuemeki Ojukwu.
The group also accused Gov. Niesoma Vike of involvement in the alleged murders.
The Nigerian army sent soldiers into the city at the height of the violence that erupted after some alleged Biafran agitators clashed with security personnel.
As a reminder, Amnesty International stated that it had received reports that soldiers had invaded homes and that “some residents reported seeing bodies in the street” allegedly killed by the soldiers, but the army denied this claim.
On Wednesday, Enugu’s birthday anniversary, Uchenna Madu, the leader of ISISOB, warned in a speech that the group would respond if the alleged killings did not stop.
He said: “MASSOB condemns the genocide and abhorrent actions of the Nigerian army against the inhabitants of Biafra in Oyigbo. MASSOB called Governor Nies Vike’s denial of Igbo identity unfortunate and unstable.
“MASSOB pleads with the federal government not to push our members into armed conflict because the end is something that no one can say.”
The group also characterized Wyck’s denial of his Igbo identity as “unfortunate and unstable.”
“MASSOB is calling for peace and normalcy to return to Obigbo,” Madu said, adding, “We remind the Weik government that the presidency or clique will never honor it for killing its people.”