Protesters drawn from various civil society organizations, Thursday, stormed the United States of America’s Embassy in Abuja over the alleged support of the country for the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Speaking at the protest ground, Comrade Richard Augustine, National Coordinator of the protesting group, Stand Up For Peace Movement, said it was annoying that a spokesperson for the US Embassy in Abuja publicly came out to counter the Nigerian government for labeling IPOB as a terrorist group.
Augustine said, “People of the world, let it be known that we respect the United States, US, a lot. We will therefore not want to believe stories that certain persons in the US Mission in Nigeria have been funding the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, for the twisted intent to destabilize our country.
“For the records, IPoB was declared a terrorist organization by the order of a competent Federal High Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This order was properly captured as the “Terrorism (Prevention) (Proscription Order) Notice, 2017” as contained in Volume 104 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette.
“We, therefore, wonder when Nigeria became a colony of the United States of America for its diplomat to be insinuating that the laws of Nigeria amount to nothing if they are not domesticated as US laws. Continue Reading the story HERE