Police Deny Killing 11 Biafrans on Solidarity March for Trump

January 20, 2017, 11:27 pm

- The police denied killing Biafrans on solidarity march for trump

- It said minimal force was used to stop the rally

 

The Nigerian police have reacted to the claim that 11 pro-Biafra protesters were killed during the solidarity march for Donald Trump in Port Harcourt, River state.

 

Members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) have always shown their support for Trump and optimistic that he will help actualise Biafra.

 

The protest turned sour as it was alleged that police and other security operative confronted them leading to the death of 11 people.

 

According to reports, the media and publicity ‎secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful, alleged that no fewer than 11 members of the pro-Biafra group have been shot dead by security operatives.

 

READ ALSO: 11 Biafrans Celebrating Trump's Inauguration In Rivers Alleged Shot Dead By Police

 

Nnamdi Omoni who is the spokesperson of the Rivers state police command confirmed the incident but said no one died.

"To the best of my knowledge, there was no casualty as the police merely employed minimal action, which involved the use of tear gas to disperse protesters.”

 

via Naij

 

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