In a statement by the South East lawmakers caucus Chairmen, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and Hon. Chukwuka Onyema, they rejected the classification of IPOB as a terrorist group.
“We condemn all acts of terrorism. In the case of IPOB, we reject its branding as a terrorist organization by military authorities”, they said.
“We take this position because of the implications of such branding to innocent citizens from the area who may be affected by the consequences”