The United States government don talk say e no consider the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation.
The Federal High Court in Abuja earlier last week, give judicial backing the executive order of President Buhari, wey mark the group and its activities in the country as a terrorist group. The court grant the order to condemn the group on Wednesday.
The FG also accuse France and the United Kingdom say them dey help IPOB activities
The spokesman for the American Embassy in Nigeria, Russell Brooks, however, tell Punchng, on Friday, say the US government no see IPOB as a terrorist group.
Him talk this one as him dey respond to email wey ask if the United States see IPOB as a terrorist organisation. Brooks come add say the US dey committed to Nigeria unity and them go support peaceful resolution of any crisis for the country.
Him say in quote,
“The United States Government is strongly committed to Nigeria’s unity. Important political and economic issues affecting the Nigerian people, such as the allocation of resources, are worthwhile topics for respectful debate in a democracy.
Within the context of unity, we encourage all Nigerians to support a de-escalation of tensions and peaceful resolution of grievances. The Indigenous People of Biafra is not a terrorist organisation under US law.”