Biafra Nations League (BnL) has called on the Nigerian Army to discontinue the curfew it imposed on Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River state.
Following the state of insecurity, the Military had imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Bakassi and Akpabuyo councils of the state about four weeks ago to maintain law and order.
But this action is not going down well with the BnL as its leader, a Pro Biafra campaigner and pioneer founder, Princewill Chimezie Richards on behalf of the group has called on the Nigeria military to discontinue the curfew imposed on Bakassi council of the state.
For the past few weeks, there has been an ongoing six to six curfew imposed in Ikang, Ekpri Ikang and Idebe axis.
Richards raised the alarm that the people are being intimidated, accusing the army of brutalizing supporters of the Biafran movement.
He warned that “the situation could escalate if not we’ll managed”.
However residents of Bakassi and Akpabuyo have expressed satisfaction with the curfew saying, “at least it has brought in sanity and peaceful situation in the communities” .
A business man in Ikang, Mr. Lawrence Etim said, “even though the curfew has affected business activities, I am happy sanity has been restored and and we can sleep with our two eyes closed. Issues of kidnapping, robbery and gangsterism have drastically reduced” .