The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday, explained that the ban of cow meat in the Southeast was not a declaration of war against the North.
IPOB explained that the ban became necessary to stop unprovoked attacks by Fulani herders in the Southeast.
Recall that the group had cautioned people of the Southeast against the consumption of Fulani cows in the Southeast.
Following the declaration, a coalition of Northern groups had accused IPOB of declaring war against the North.
However, IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Powerful, said the comment of the Northern group has confirmed North’s agenda against the Southeast.
Powerful in a statement said, “Ban on cow meat is no declaration of war against the North but a necessary step to stop unprovoked attacks by Fulani herdsmen in Biafra land…