President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has issued a warning against continued attacks on Police and Miilitary formations in Nigeria particularly the South-East of the country.
In a statement by the President’s Spokesperson, Garba Shehu, he condoled with those who lost family members due to what he described as the “madness” going on in some parts of the country.
The Eastern Security Network (ESN), the militant wing of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), is suspected to be behind the spate of attacks on Military and Police formations in the southeast.
The President called on all local leaders to talk to their youths and warn them against being used to incite and foment violence.
He said: “If we attack institutions guarding us, who will protect us in future emergencies?”
The latest of such attacks occured on Sunday when hoodlums suspected to be affiliated with the proscribed IPOB razed Ubani Police station, along Umuahia-Uzuakoli-Akara road, in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State.
The Police station, which was established to serve the Ubani International Market and a private housing estate along the road, was attacked by the arsonist in the early hours of Sunday.