The Nigerian Military reportedly has deployed fight helicopters, gun vans and troopers to go looking some forests within the South-East states the place the Eastern Security Network, lately inaugurated by Nnamdi Kanu, is believed to be tenting.
It was reported that the army lookout for had been on for few days, and has no time-frame, as the military was performing on “orders from above.” Saharareporters claim.
In a viral clip availed to our spy drones and cameras believed to be put in by the ESN, within undisclosed forest captured Nigerian Army’s helicopters and their automobiles and troopers trying to find the camp of the ESN for possible arrests.
Nnamdi Kanu, a frontrunner of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, had on December 12, launched a security outfit ESN, a regional-based vigilante group similar to Amotekun within the South-West, would assist sort out crime.
An official close to the agitating group, IPOB, said the Nigerian Military that’s presupposed to combat Boko Haram had been seen all over the place looking for the camp of Eastern Security Network crew. However, they forgot they’re dealing with sophisticated men. “There are cameras and drones everywhere watching them,”
One other member stated “If troops assault the ESN, the folks of Southern Kaduna, including the Middle Belt, and the South-West should use that chance to flush out “the Fulanis in their region. The Nigerian Military will disintegrate, and all will be free”
Afenifere, Yoruba’s socio-cultural group, had advised two days after Kanu launched the ESN, Nigeria should embrace regional policing as the one remedy to insecurity.
Yinka Odumakin, the group’s Publicity Secretary, disclosed in an interview, adding that the distorted federal police might now not safe the nation; therefore the institution of regional security outfits to guard lives and property.
He supported, “Kanu is doing what is good for his region.”
Brig-Gen Sagir Musa, the army’s Public Relations officer who was contacted at the press time could not be reached regards the deployment of troops.