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Obigbo turns danger zone as soldiers comb houses, torture residents (video)

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Just when calmness is expected to return in major cities across Nigeria following the violent prone EndSARS protest, residents of Obigbo in Rivers state seem to be facing uneasy moments amid military presence.

In what appears to be like another version of the military regime personnel of the Nigerian army were spotted in viral footage apprehending residents of the area.

The video clip indicated the majority of the arrested dwellers are mainly youths smoked from houses.

The unfolding development is coming after the state government alleged some youths overran and burnt buildings of the police area command Obigbo killing DPO, and other security agents.

An announcement earlier in the week through the state commission of information, Governor Nyesom Wike said the attackers operated under command of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

The governor vowed to deal with any IPOB member spotted carrying out processional or related activities in any part of the state, adding that the prescription by the federal government must be observed to curtail the group’s excesses.

Wike had as well passed an executive order giving backing to tame the Biafra agitators.

The governor’s decision has welcomed a backlash from the public describing it as ‘power-drunk’ and unnecessary.

We understand that since the government’s pronouncement, both indigenes and none native of the Local government have fled from their homes over the generated tension and fear of military presence.


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