Police Uncover Massob Training Ground At Oba
Men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Anambra command have uncovered a hideout, said to be used as a training ground by the outlawed militant group, Movement For the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in Oba, near Onitsha.
The group which was has been engaging in secret training in a bush behind the Rojenny Tourist Village at Oba was said to have been donated to the movement by the owner of Rojenny Tourist Village, Chief Romanus Ezeonwuka.
Information was said to have been revealed to the Anambra state police commissioner, Mr Philemon Leha who sent some of his men to the area, where they raided the place, arresting some of the members of the outlawed group who were on training that morning.
Ukpakareports.com gathered the same group had on 17th July written a letter to the Pro-Chancellor of Tansian University, Oba, Most Reverend, Monsignor John-Bosco Akam, asking that the name of the university be changed to reflect the soon to come republic of Biafra by naming it, 'Biafra University'.
The letter which was Ukpakareports.com was privileged to take a look at, which was signed by one Okechukwu Nwaokolo said that the group requested that the change of name be effected and subsequently handed to Chief Ezeonwuka who they described as the right owner of the university.
Ezeonwuka it was gathered had given the parcel of land to the group for training to enable them help him chase away the Monsignor Akam, to give him ownership of the university.
Members of MASSOB were said to have been used to also by Chief Onwuka to cause confusion in the university recently as they invaded the school, chased away its students and staff, while taking over the entire premises of the university. The Anambra state police commissioner rose up to the challenge however and dislodged the militants.
It would be recalled that Chief Romanus Ezeonwuka of Rojenny Tourist Village have been at war with over the ownership of the university for a very long time, as each claims ownership of the institution.| Article source