NNAMDI KANU’S HOME NOT UNDER SIEGE BY NIGERIAN ARMY.
No soldiers were deployed at the home of the IPOB leader.
Deputy Director, Army Public Relation and Information, 82 Division, Colonel Sagir Musa, visited the Abia State Council of NUJ which it’s members had little misunderstanding with some soldiers
“It is regrettable that this ugly incident happened to a group of people I have known and worked with since 2010-2011 when kidnapping was at its peak in the state and I would not want that cordial relationship to be spoilt.
“I am in Umuahia on behalf of my boss Mag. Gen. Adamu Baba Abubakar who is the general officer commanding, GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, to express our concern over what happened today (yesterday) which is not the normal way we operate.
“I want to assure you that all those who took part in the action against journalists will be fished out and dealt accordingly. The Operation Egwu Eke (Python Dance) will commence from 15th of September to 14th of October and the exercise is not targeted at any group.
“The exercise is targeted at all security flash points in the entire South East geopolitical zone which is the reason behind the army show of force; particularly it is targeted at kidnappings, armed robbery, cultism, insurgency and session agitators”
There was no military siege at the home of the IPOB leader, the Egwu Eke operations was not targeted at Nnamdi Kanu or any person or group.
Colonel Sagir Musa
Deputy Director, Army Public Relation and Information, 82 Division.