Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reveals Those Behind Onitsha Fire Incident (Video)
IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu/File Photo

Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the recurring fire incidents in Onitsha is “a coordinated terror attack by the Muslim terrorist Alimajiris from Northern Nigeria against the Judeo-Christian people of Biafra”, Concise News reports.

Kanu also claimed on Friday that the occurrences were intent at ‘crippling the economic and human resource base of Biafra’.

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Accompanied by a clip of a fire incident said to have happened on Enugu-Onitsha expressway by Omaba in the wee hours of Friday, Kanu wrote on his known Twitter handle: “Another day, another fuel tanker explosion in Biafraland. What we are seeing in Omaba is a coordinated terror attack by the Muslim terrorist Alimajiris from Northern Nigeria against the Judeo-Christian people of Biafra, to cripple the economic & human resource base of Biafra.”

Meanwhile, this online news medium reports that the Omaba incident is coming barely 48 hours after lives were lost following fuel tanker explosion in Upper Iweka and Ochanja market.

The tanker carrying petrol was said to have fallen in the middle of the road, spilling its contents along the drainage.

According to The Nation, some residents near the area ran out of their buildings for fear of being consumed by the inferno.

No casualty was recorded as at the time of publishing this report.

The Commissioner of Police, John Abang confirmed the incident.

He said, “This time around the fire service responded well after they were contacted by my men.”