Rivers Authorities Proscribes IPOB, Locations N50m Bounty On Wished Stanley Mgbere
The Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) has been outlawed by the Rivers State authorities.
ChannelsTV studies Governor Nyesom Wike made the announcement in a state-wide broadcast on Friday in Port Harcourt, following studies of violence in components of the state.
He blamed the proscribed group for the current assaults on some Native Authorities Areas (LGAs), particularly in Oyigbo LGA.
The governor additionally declared one Stanley Mgbere from Onne in Eleme LGA needed and positioned a bounty of N50 million on him. The cash will likely be paid to any one who can present credible data that might result in his arrest and prosecution.
He promised to signal an govt order to impact the proscription of IPOB within the state, including that he would meet with communities and stakeholders to make sure immediate implementation in collaboration with safety businesses.
On Wednesday, the Rivers State Police Command stated IPOB members killed two of its personnel and burned two police stations in Oyigbo LGA.
Following fears of recent mob assaults within the space, troops of the Nigerian Military and policemen have been deployed there to keep up the peace.
Regardless of the safety presence, gunshots hire the realm from Thursday evening until Friday morning, as troopers repelled the hoodlums.