Dr. Lawan Yusuf, a resident of Owerri, Imo State capital, blamed the assaults on individuals of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
In what will come throughout as a truly startling development, some northern merchants have been killed in but some other assault in Imo State.
According to Aminiya, a Hausa e-book of Daily Trust, the killings have been recorded final week.
Four humans had been reportedly killed in Orlu, whilst three had been murdered in Amaka town.
Dr. Lawan Yusuf, a resident of Owerri, Imo State capital, blamed the assaults on participants of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
“Even yesterday, the IPOB attacked some northerners who promote meat and killed three people. We have already buried them.”
“Whenever they meet northerners in their commercial enterprise location, they ask whether or not they have a allow to stay in Biafra and if they say no, they (IPOB) will beat you with weapons; many of our humans have been killed that way,” he said.
Yusuf stated officers have been deployed to solely a residential region dominated via northerners, Oma-Hausa “But there is no protection personnel in the different areas, and honestly, we are residing in fear.”
At least eleven northerners have been killed in the ultimate two weeks in Imo.
Meanwhile, lots of northerners have reportedly vacated the state.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo had ultimate week guaranteed the northern neighborhood in the kingdom of his government’s dedication to guard them and their property.