Inspector-General Of Police Appoints Seven-Man Committee Members Deployed To Crush IPOB And ESN
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, in April 2021 deployed a seven-man committee of top police officers whose responsibility is to dislodge the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its militant arm, the Eastern Security Network (ESN) in the South-East and South-South regions.
A signal was obtained from the IGP’s office which listed out the top officers deployed to crush the IPOB and ESN agitations.
The IGP constituted the committee led by Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tijani Baba, and having other police officers such as; Assistant-Inspector General of Police, Habu Sani, Assistant Inspector-General of Police, John Abang, Commissioner of Police, Sadiq Idris Abubakar, Deputy Commissioner of Police Adepoju Ilori, Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari, and Deputy Commissioner of Police Kolo Yusuf.
Tori4africa learnt that although the signal said the officers should fashion solutions to also end banditry and insurgency, their major assignment was on how to contain IPOB, ESN, and the secessionist threats in the South-East and South-South regions, which were “embarrassing” the President.