Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has reacted to claims by the commissioner of police in Lagos state that the group was planning to attack the state.
CP Hakeem Odumosu had on Monday during a security meeting disclosed that the state police command was investigating IPOB, Oodua group and 22 other groups over an alleged treat to attack the state.
According to the CP, “The Command has taken notice of agitators for Oodua Republic by some Yoruba separatist groups and the threats to disrupt law and order in the state. 24 of these groups have been identified and being closely monitored.
“Similarly, the threat of IPOB to attack soft targets in Lagos is equally being put on the radar of the command intelligence gathering and other security services in the state. Strategies are being put in place to neutralise their activities.”
Reacting in a tweet via his official twitter handle, Namdi Kanu described the allegation as false and a smoke screen by security operatives to commit terror and create division among IPOB and Oodua group “.
“The public is hereby notified that the allegations that IPOB is plotting to attack Lagos is a LIE. Lagos State CP, Hakeem Odumosu who made the allegation is a former CSO to Tinubu & their intention is to fuel division between Yorubas & Biafrans. It won’t work. This is not 1967!” he tweeted.