Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has raised alarm over an alleged plan by some Northerners to launch attacks in Owerri and another town in Imo State.
In a post on his official Facebook page on Thursday, the IPOB leader said the alert followed an intelligence after a meeting in a Mosque in Owerri on Wednesday.
Kanu who urged his men to be at alert said preparations were being made to ensure the attack is carried out.
The post reads: “Fulanis/Muslims in Owerri, Imo State, supported by Fulani elements from 32 Artillery Brigade Obinze, has concluded plans to start a deadly attack in Owerri, suburb, other towns in Imo. Military uniforms have been distributed to these Jihadists and terrorists from the Sahel.
“Targets are Control post, MCC rd, fire service, Emmanuel College junction.
“This is an extract from the meeting they held in the mosque yesterday, Tue 27th April, at Ama Hausa, Owerri.
“They have mobilized all their boys (shoe menders, iron condemn, watch sellers, etc) with small radio, phones and airtime, weapons, arms, matches, for the mayhem.
“These boys were on the ground long ago and have provided them with information about all tracks, roads, residences of people, Churches, Schools, etc for a possible and immediate attack.
“Let everybody know this immediately. Be at alert. Observe every movement. Raise the alarm, alert neighbors”. The warning said