By Chuks Ekpeneru
Governors of the Southeast have been condemned for their rejection of the ‘Eastern Security Network’ (ESN) as proposed by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
IPOB made the assertion in a statement obtained by GWG.
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, who doubles as Chairman of the Southeast Governors’ Forum (SGF) had distanced the governors from the security outfit proposed by IPOB to check activities of herdsmen in ‘Biafraland’.
The IPOB statement signed by Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, condemned the governors attitude.
The statement reads: “We condemn the shameful statement credited to Governor Dave Umahi, on behalf of his fellow coward governors, against the Eastern Security Network.
“Such a cowardly statement is nothing but a shameful display of their irredeemable enslavement and loyalty to their slave masters who, in the first place, appointed them governors.
“We reiterate that ESN is not a Biafra army, but a vigilante group established to protect Biafrans against terrorists. The outfit is a child of necessity born to bridge the gap of leadership failure by states and the federal government to protect lives and property of Biafrans who are daily dehumanised, raped and killed by herdsmen and terrorists unchallenged by any security agency.
“ESN is beyond IPOB; it’s the people’s irreversible resolve to defend themselves against conquest and occupation by aliens who enjoy protection of the Federal Government and security agents. Anyone trying to oppose the security outfit is testing the will of the people, and does so at his own peril.”