IPOB reveals politicians who assassinated Dr Akunyili
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has weighed in on the mysterious murder of Dr Chike Akunyili, husband of late Prof Dora Akunyili, stating that he was assassinated by politicians vying for positions in the upcoming governorship election in Anambra state.
In the wake of his murder, some reports alleged that IPOB had perpetrated the attack.
Akunyili was gruesomely murdered on Tuesday on his way from Onitsha to Umuoji at Eke Nkpor.
However, IPOB through its spokesman, Emma Powerful has debukned all allegations levelled against the group.
According to Powerful, “those who poisoned the late Dora are responsible for Chike’s death.”
A statement by Powerful reads partly: “Those who killed Dora Akunyili’s husband killed his wife with poison are Fulani because she exposed Yar’adua’s death for Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to take over as President of failed Nigeria. They know themselves, Those that conspired to poisoned prof. Dora Akunyili, they’re contesting the governorship election in Anambra State today.
“We have no issues with Chike Akunyili and we don’t know him, those behind this act must stop this and stop using IPOB name, we don’t want anybody to blame IPOB because we must get them, this is pure political assassination going on in Anambra State now and it been perfected by Nigeria DSS security agents are doing this to paint IPOB back in the face of support and encouragement we are getting from our people.
“We know their plans and gimmick to discourage Biafrans who are encouraging and supporting us but it can’t work for them, in the near future those committing these atrocities in Imo and Anambra state will hear from IPOB and our people should not blame us because we must get them.”