The Biafra National Guard (BNG) has declared they are ready to fight the Nigerian military
This is a result of the recent decision of the Nigerian military to declare the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as terrorist
The BNG have said they will protect the people of the southeast from any attack. The BNG has reportedly called out the Nigerian military and said it would defend people of the southeast against attack. BNG also criticized the decision of the Nigerian military to declare the IPOB a terrorist group in a statement submitted to the press. BNG stated that it would not be blackmailed by the terrorist tag, stressing that Biafra will be restored. Major Nkuma the spokesman for the group said it is not a terrorist group, adding that Nigerian government is a “big joke” for making such declaration.
The statement said: “Nigerian government can be rest assured of self-defense” because it would “never retreat or surrender till death lift our hands.” “It did not come as a surprise to Biafra National Guard that Buhari through Nigerian military declared IPOB a terrorist organization.