Top Social Icons

Responsive Full Width Ad

Left Sidebar
Left Sidebar
Featured News
Right Sidebar
Right Sidebar

Sunday, 2 February 2020

Tension in Afaraukwu as soldiers invade IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s community

File photo: Soldiers on patrol 


Feburary 2, 2020 | The Biafra Times 

By Ugochukwu Alaribe

Umuahia - Residents of Afaraukwu Ibeku community, in Umuahia North Council of Abia State, the home town of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, scampered to safety as over 100 fierce-looking soldiers invaded the community.

The IPOB leader’s parents, Eze Okwu and Ugoeze Kanu, will be laid to rest on February 14, 2020, at Afaraukwu.

Vanguard gathered that the situation caused tension as the residents shut their shops while others fled their homes as the soldiers patrolled the area in their armoured personnel carrier.

READ ALSO: IPOB Hails US Republican Party Over Kanu's Invitation to Trump's Rally

A resident said; The soldiers numbering over 100 in nine military vans and 2 Armored personnel carriers have been patrolling Bank road to Flo FM.

“The Soldiers have blocked the entrance street to Eze Kanu’s Palace, Afaraukwu, Umuahia with their van, walking round the community on foot. Everyone was scared, we ran away,” he said.

Another resident who simply gave his name as Abarikwu said he was on his way back from church when he got a call that soldiers had invaded the community.


The Biafra Times
Contact us: [email protected]
Twitter:  @BiafraWriters
Instagram: biafrawriters
Publisher: Charles Opanwa

No comments

Post a comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Responsive Full Width Ad

Copyright © 2020 The Biafra Times
Loading...