Andy Essiet, Calabar
Biafra Nations League (BnL) has again asked President Mohammadu Buhari to drop charges against the leader of Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Already some foreigners have state leaving Bakassi as the BnL declared ghost sea on June 28 and many of the oil workers were seen on Monday struggling to board their boats to Ndian and Douala.
The Deputy Leader of BnL, Ebuta Takon in a statement on Monday made available to some newsmen in Calabar warned that failure to release the IPOB leader would lead to more problems in the Eastern region.
Takon, while reacting to attacks on oil vessels and equipment in Bakassi Peninsula by militants loyal to BnL said that the group would not call for a ceasefire in the region unless the government release all detained persons connected to the Biafran struggle.
He said that “all oil companies that have refused to shutdown operations at maritime borders in the Gulf of Guinea will soon be forced to comply”.
Meanwhile the National Leader of BnL, Princewill C Richards said the BnL, has declared a ghost sea in the Bakassi Peninsula and all waters near the Peninsula in solidarity with the court trial of the ,leader of POB,
Princely C Richards said that his men will enforce the ghost sea from 6am to 4pm, warning that “the Nigerian government is biting more than they can chew”.
He said that “there was reported increase of travellers today (June 27), as suspected Cameroonians and other foreign business men and women were trooping into available boats to Cameroon this evening” .
BnL is said to be commanding a deadly militants in the Gulf of Guinea and on several occasions a militant group ‘Black Marine’, one of the largest militant group currently operating in Bakassi Peninsula has declared to be the armed wing of BnL.