Some irate youths who killed two Hausa settlers in Oyigbo city, Oyigbo Native Authorities Space, weren’t members of Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Rivers state police has stated, in response to a report by Vanguard.
The police made the assertion after a spokesman for Northern Neighborhood in Rivers, Alhaji Musa Saidu, had alleged that two merchants have been killed and two others wounded when irate youths suspected to be members of (IPOB) attacked Hausa settlement within the space.
In response to him, “The suspected IPOB members armed with harmful weapons attacked an space populated by Hausa indigenes on Saturday and once more on Sunday, killing two petty merchants whereas two individuals sustained critical accidents.”
He stated the attackers by no means declared the motive for the assaults, nevertheless, however contended that it won’t be unconnected with earlier threats issued to Hausa group in Rivers by suspected IPOB members, urging Police to fish out the killers.
Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the event, nevertheless, discountenanced the pointer to IPOB as being chargeable for the assaults.