Biafra Nations League, BNL has raised alarm over arrest and torture of it’s members in the Bakassi Peninsula by Cameroon Gendarmes.
The group accused the Nigerian Army of allowing Military from ceded area in Cameroon to come into Ikang, in Bakassi Local Government area of Cross River State to abduct Ambazonia separatists.
In a statement jointly signed by the Leader of Displaced Bakassi Youths who doubles as BNL Chief of Staff, Linus Essien and the Deputy National Leader of BNL, Ebuta Akor Takon, condemned the arrest of people associated with Biafra and Ambazonia in the Bakassi Peninsula warning that such actions could result to unrest in the already troubled region.
BNL has revealed that the group is planning to hoist it’s flag in Bakassi Peninsula and two other Cameroon border areas in Cross River State by February. They boasted that Biafra have more followers in the region than Cameroon government.
Meanwhile, the group has advised other Pro Biafra groups to look beyond respecting the Nigerian constitution, adding that “Biafra cannot be achieved without civil disobedience and a little bit of force”.
BNL said that the situation in Southern Cameroons was caused by the government who applied force where they’re supposed to use dialogue and the crisis worsened.
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