Abuja - The Inspector-General of Police,Solomon Arase, has sent out a stern warning to members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against the possession of firearms, Premium Times has reported.
According to a statement released by Police Force Spokesperson Olabisi Kolawole, all zonal Assistant Inspector Generals and Police Commissioners have been ordered to take action against the use of illegal firearms.
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IPOB members have been warned to make use of "appropriate avenues" to air their grievances or face the wrath of the law.
The directive follows a decision taken by the group, which is led by Nnamdi Kanu, to bear arms as a means of protection against excessive police brutality.
Despite numerous calls for peaceful protest action, the group announced that their plan would be implemented as of Wednesday, February 17.
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