Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has stated that the operatives of the Eastern Security Network carried out Monday attacks in Owerri.
Adamu condemned the alleged act by the security arm of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra. IPOB.
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The group, however, has since denied being behind the attacks.
The IGP’s stance was contained in a statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba.
He ordered the immediate deployment of additional units of Police Mobile Force and other Police Tactical Squads to the state to strengthen security in the state and prevent further attacks on security formations or any other critical national infrastructure in the state.