Defend Yourselves Against IPOB Members - Governor Uzodinma Tells Policemen Over Imo Prison Break
Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday, urged policemen to use their rifles to defend themselves against members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Uzodinma spoke at the Police Command headquarters when the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, visited the state to assess the level of harm done on the police facility by unknown gunmen on Monday.
“If you could’t assault them, you could at the least use your rifles to defend yourselves. Any attack on police formation is an insult to us as a government.
“It is also an assault at the integrity of the authorities. We need to take charge, take manipulate and make sure subject, ”the governor stated.
Recall that a few unknown gunmen had attacked the police headquarters and the Correctional Centre in Owerri and freed loads of inmates.
The gunmen who operated from 1 am to a few am on Monday freed suspects in nearly all the cells on the State Criminal Investigation Department of the command.
Meanwhile, Uzodinma had already set up a commission of inquiry following the incident on Monday.[NewsNaira]