Abia is among states in the southeast topographical zone of Nigeria that are being desolated by the obscure shooters, with assaults on security developments and government resources.
There is no uncertainty that the horrifying assaults by the obscure shooters in Abia State had so far asserted numerous lives, especially that of the security specialists.
It has recorded instances of assaults going from torching of the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) office arranged at Umuagu Umuahia, Uzuakoli Divisional Police station, Nigerian Immigration Service office, Ubakala and Ubakala Police station in Umuahia South Local government space of the State.
Rankled by the sequential assaults on its developments across the conditions of the southeast district, the Nigeria Police High Command had blamed the individuals for the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the security outfit of the banished Indigeneous People of Biafra (IPOB) drove by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu of the assault on its offices.
In the midst of the thought that the Eastern Security Network, ESN, was set up to assault security agents and arrangements, Kanu demanded that the gathering had not been engaged with any crime.
Review that Kanu, head of the Indigenous People of Biafra, on December 13, dispatched the ESN security outfit because of the rising instability in the area. As indicated by Kanu, ESN was set up to safeguard individuals of the Eastern district from psychological oppressors and crooks supposedly assembling from the North. He further demanded that the ESN was just settled against herders state armies. As per him, agents of the security outfit are too focused to ever be associated with crimes.
He said, “I have said it previously however allowed me to say it again that the Eastern Security Network I order is rigorously coordinated to manage psychological militant herders in our property. ESN is an exceptionally focused gathering of volunteers that don’t participate in any demonstration of guiltiness or dread”.
Irritated by the exercises of the obscure shooters, which had taken perilous measurement in the state, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu forced time limitation in significant urban communities of Abia State as a feature of his administration’s proactive measures to reduce further assaults on security staff by the yet to be known furnished men. Ikpeazu pledged to make Abia risky for criminal components, notice criminal components to stop from acts fit for shortening the harmony and security of the state. He portrayed it’s anything but a hurricane that will blow nobody great.
Following the spate of assaults by the obscure shooters, occupants of the Abia state were tossed into dread, with many abandoning and hastening from being hit by stray projectiles because of the showdown between men of Nigeria security offices and the feared shooters. Nonetheless, a basic evaluation of the overall security circumstance in Abia state as done by DAILY POST on Tuesday, showed that regularity had gotten back to the state as inhabitants have kept on going to their organizations in pieces of the State.
Yet, as a component of its actions to control the obnoxious demonstrations of the obscure shooters on its offices, the Abia State Police Command has limited the development of vehicles around its arrangements in Umuahia and Aba.
A visit set out upon by our reporter uncovered that there was blockage of a path of the dualized Bende Road in Umuahia capital city where the base camp of the State Police Command and Central Police Station are arranged.
Additionally, a path of the dualized Aba street in Umuahia town where the fundamental workplaces of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) are arranged were similarly hindered to thwart further assaults on security offices and government resources in the state by yet-to-be-distinguished shooters.
In Aba, DAILY POST assembled that routineness has similarly returned after police halted some punks who intended to do horde activity on work force in the city.
In light of the fiendish assaults on police developments by the obscure shooters in Aba, our journalist assembled that the State Police Command obstructed all the frontage roads to the Central Police Station (CPS) as a careful step to repulse any assault.
Beside the blockage of the frontage roads to the Central Police Station (CPS) at Azikiwe Road in Aba, various groups of safety organizations going from the police, armed force and Defense Corps were seen fight prepared, watching the significant roads of the business operational hub (Aba).
The security offices were similarly spotted monitoring diverse vital areas inside and outside Aba, guaranteeing the wellbeing of lives and properties of the occupants and guests to the business city.
In the interim, DAILY POST excursion to the urban communities of Umuahia and Aba uncovered that occupants are shouting out on supposed provocation by men of the Nigeria security organizations monitoring the regions.
The Abia occupants were likewise disappointed with the principles of commitment of the security specialists in subduing the vicious and criminal assaults in the state.
They shouted out that the men in khaki uniform, whose duty is to get lives and properties had depended on unwholesome demonstrations whereby the inhabitants of Umuahia and Aba are being made to lift their hands at each security designated spots while strolling on the streets.
Another unwholesome demonstration of the security agents as guaranteed by the occupants of the spaces included beating of youthful people, particularly the young men with plated dreadlock hairs. They are either being made to swim overwhelmed grimy water on the side of the road or beaten savagely, and later would permit the casualty to return home in extreme torment.
In a visit with DAILY POST on Tuesday, an Aba occupant, David Nwaogboso discredited the deplorable cruel medicines being allotted to the guiltless people in the town by the security specialists under the appearance of chasing criminals assaulting Abia.
Nwaogboso expressed that the security agents had deserted their primary target of getting the populace from inner and outside assaults, encouraging the public authority and heads of safety organizations to survey the method of activities of their faculty in the current battle against obscure shooters assaults.
On his part, Samuel Aguiyi, an amount assessor and inhabitant of Umuahia capital city, bemoaned that the unholy exercises of some disappointed security specialists had left numerous in apprehensions as the security officials had purposely depended on abusing honest individuals on a simple and bogus doubt of being lawbreakers.
He approached the public authority at all levels to outline a distinct and never-ending format on which her security offices ought to depend upon in accomplishing a finish to the hordes of difficulties exuding from obscure shooters assaults in Abia, southeast and the country in general.
Mr. Aguiyi further utilized the medium in approaching wronged gatherings and rebel fomenters, including the shooters attacking the state and southeast to sheathe their blades and embrace discourse for a quiet goal in the general interests of individuals and Nigeria.
In the midst of the prior upheavals by the Nigerian government and her security organizations blaming the banished Indigeneous People for Biafra drove by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu of affecting the assaults on security arrangements and administrative resources in the southeast district, our reporter who visited Afaraukwu Ibeku family, the old neighborhood of the IPOB Leader arranged in Umuahia North LGA, assembled that there was absolute quiet in and outside Nnamdi Kanu’s home in Afaraukwu people group, as individuals were seen approaching their different organizations without badgering by the security powers who have been on the path of individuals from IPOB-supported Eastern Security Network ESN.
In a similar turn of events, the Commissioner of Information in Abia State, Chief John Okiyi Kalu has repeated the all out responsibility of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu drove organization on the security of lives and property of the residents of the State.
Okiyi Kalu kept up that the state government had effectively made productive and intense strides, which remembered inconvenience of time limitation for significant urban communities of Abia, and just as arrangement of fundamental coordinations to the security offices in the State to battle the unfortunate threat of the obscure equipped men.
The Information Commissioner, who talked during a private radio intuitive program checked by DAILY POST on Monday, in Umuahia, cautioned criminal components to stop from such illegal conflagrationist acts or leave the State, as the public authority and its security specialists were resolved and on ground to make Abia dangerous sanctuary for outlaws, hijackers, executioner herders and obscure shooters causing ruin in the State and the southeast overall.