A group of people who identified themselves as ‘Unknown Gunmen’ on Monday sent a threat letter to residents in Owerri, Imo state
It was learnt that the threat letter was posted in several parts of the town which caused apprehension.
According to the letter, the gunmen, warned that there should be no movement in the state on Mondays, adding that the Nigerian national Anthem or Pledge must not be recited in any school or institution.
The group also threatened tricycle riders (Keke Napep), warning that none of them must be seen operating on Mondays in the state.
They warned members of security forces against bearing arms in the state.
The gunmen also stressed that only ‘unknown gunmen‘ are allowed to bear arms in Biafraland.
The letter reads in part, “We the Unknown Gunmen have concluded that from now henceforth there will be no reciding (sic) of the NATIONAL ANTHEM OR NATIONAL PLEDGE in any school or gathering in Biafraland.”
“Any school or Institution found residing (sic) Nigeria National Anthem or pledge will be short (sic) down and owner of the school will bring (sic) to justice. Whoever he may be, be guided.
“All the schools in BIAFRA LAND will only reside (sic) BIAFRA ANTHEM. Don’t say we did not inform you.
“Every Monday or any other Court case must be respected accordingly seat (sic) at home order. Any group of person violating the seat (sic) at home order will be severely dealt with, whoever he/she may be warned.
“Any movement of tricycle riders (KEKE NA PEPE) TASKFORCE- AKA AGBAURO (ANY NIGERIAFORCE will face our Action no matter what it will cost us, we are out for work. Stay off on seat (sic) at home or been (sic) Monday and every Court day.
“ANY COMPANY OR ORGANIZATION found working on Monday or any Court case day will be short down (sic) forever and the owner of the company will be fish (sic) out and face our wrath.
“No any Nigeria force will bear arms for any reasons if any force found bearing any arms will face our battle. Only unknown GUNMEN is allow (sic) to handle any weapon in BIAFRA LAND be informed.”
The letter was signed by ‘One Man Squared (sic) Commander’.