Saturday, 19 August 2017
Police Declares Biafra Security Service Illegal
The Commissioner of Police, Abia State Command, CP Adeleye Oyebade has declared Biafra Security Service, BSS, purportedly formed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as illegal.
Mr. Oyebade in a press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Umuahia, the state capital warned those behind the formation of the security network he described as “unlawful and illegal” to retrace their steps.
He stressed that the Nigerian constitution recognizes only the Nigerian Police, Nigerians Army and the Department of States service, adding that any other group claiming to be providing security without an approval from constitution was illegal.
The state police boss further stated that the full weight of the law would be brought upon the organizers of the said BSS who he noted were displaying videos of the “outlawed” security service on their social media network.
Oyebade who stated that the police and other security operatives in the state would never fold their hands and watch unscrupulous elements to disrupt the relative peace in the state reiterated that the police in synergy with other sister agencies to make the state safe for business and economic activities to thrive.
Culled from: The Nation Newspaper