Garba Umar,the state commissioner of police endorsed the public to cease from aiding the abetting members of the proscribed group.
He said: “Following the proscription of Indigenous People of Biafra by the Federal Government, the Anambra State Police Command has taken steps to enforce the ban on all IPOB activities in the state.” The police boss warned that any person caught involving in the activities of IPOB will be arrested and charged to court. “Let me give a concise of definition of terrorism as “the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate, coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment in order to seriously destabilise or destroy the fundamental political, constitutional, economic or social structure of a country. “The Terrorism (prevention) Act, 2013 as amended provides minimum punishment of 20 years and maximum of death sentence depending on the offence. Therefore, I enjoin the general public to know that participating in the activities of this group is illegal and would amount to treasonable felony,” .