The instant previous Minister of Inside, Lt.-Gen. Abdul-Rahman Dambazau (rtd), on Friday mentioned the O’odua Folks’s Congress (OPC) and the proscribed Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) are extremist teams like Boko Haram.
Dambazau mentioned this at Military Warfare School in Abuja whereas delivering a lecture to individuals after all 5/2021.
He alleged that the 2 teams had been sponsoring a brand new wave of extremism that would ignite ethnic battle in order to realize their goals of dividing the nation.
Dambazau mentioned the Police have a essential position to play in quelling latest agitations throughout the nation, “as an alternative of leaving all the things for the navy”.
“The 2 teams have been making efforts to ignite nationwide inter-ethnic conflicts by their violent assaults on northern residents or transacting companies within the south as a fast solution to realise their dream for a divided Nigeria.
“We see parallels between Boko Haram and the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) and Oodua Folks’s Congress (OPC) each ethnic extremist teams. All of the three teams function on the platform of extremism,” Dambazau mentioned.
Talking earlier, the Chief of Military Employees, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, directed all Nigerian Military coaching establishments to construct applicable capacities and competencies so as to make the military a formidable pressure that may sort out all safety threats.
He mentioned the school was conceptualised to bridge the coaching gaps within the space of strategic and ways amongst officers of Nigerian Military.
“On this regard, I’ve directed that every one Nigerian Military coaching establishments ought to construct applicable capacities and competencies that may make the Nigerian military a formidable pressure.
“As you’re all conscious, our nation has been grappling with a myriad of safety challenges which incorporates insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and different types of criminality throughout all of the states of the federation.
“As daunting as these challenges could also be, I strongly consider that they current alternatives for management, particularly on the operational ranges which you at the moment belong to.
“Subsequently, I problem you to make good use of your time on the school and imbibe data to open your thoughts to new concepts that improve the defence and safety of our nation.”
The Commandant, Military Warfare School Nigeria, Maj.-Gen. Solomon Udounwa, mentioned the course had 62 individuals from the armed forces, different safety businesses with three from allied international locations of Togo, Liberia and Congo.