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How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by GANDOOOKI: 7:13am On Apr 25
How Security Forces Eliminated IPOB Commander Ikonson, other Unknown Gunmen in South-East

A combined team of security forces led by troops of the Nigerian Army have raided the operational Headquarters of the IPOB/ESN terrorists in Awomama Village, Oru East LGA of Imo State.

The early morning raid by troops of Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) was launched in the early hours of Saturday 24 April, 2021, following a detailed intelligence report on the location of the terrorists’ Operational Headquarters and the movement of the overall Commander popularly known as Ikonson Commander.

The IRT and DSS teams along with troops of 82 Division of the Nigerian Army have been on the trail of the terror group since the unfortunate attacks on the Imo State Police Command and the Owerri Correctional Center on 5 April 2021.

The said Ikonson Commander who was the mastermind of those attacks in addition to multiple attacks in the South East and South South regions, was neutralised along with 6 of his top Commanders.

The joint intelligence team had earlier interviewed several arrested IPOB/ESN terrorists in connection with the April 5 attacks and they all confessed that Ikonson Commander who was named as Vice President by their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was the one that mobilized men and resources as well as ordered and orchestrated the attacks on Owerri. They equally revealed that Ikonson was responsible for many other attacks on Police stations across the two geo-political zones.

The intelligence team later tracked the IPOB/ESN top leader to his exact location in Awomama village where he (Ikonson) and his to Commanders were hibernating and plotting dastardly acts against the Nigerian state.

On noticing the presence of the joint operations team, IPOB/ESN terrorists brought heavy volume of fire on the raiding team who swiftly responded and overwhelmed them with superior fire power that neutralised Ikonson and six of his top Commanders. Sadly however, a Second Lieutenant and three IRT operatives paid the supreme price in the fire fight that ensued. The four officers who fought gallantly have already been evacuated to a military facility in Owerri.

So far, 3 AK 47 riffles, a Toyota Sienna van belonging to the terrorists and several other items of value including drugs suspected to be psychotropic substances were recovered and are being processed by the intelligence team to assist in further investigations and operations in the area. The joint security team is already dominating the general area while preparations for further operations are in top gear.

The neutralised Ikonson Commander had in several occasions posed for photographs with the fugitive leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru has commended the troops, the Police IRT and DSS operatives for their determination in ensuring that the operation was a success. He prayed for the repose of the souls of the gallant officers who lost their lives in the operation, stressing that their sacrifice will never be in vain.

The Nigerian Army along with other security agencies will sustain intelligence-based kinetic operations in the South East and South South until the regions are free of terrorist activities.

Mohammed Yerima
Brigadier General
Director Army Public Relations

https://prnigeria.com/2021/04/24/security-forces-ipob-commander/

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Nobody: 7:16am On Apr 25
Someone said rest on brother....


Make I just dey look

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by CanadaOrBust: 7:16am On Apr 25
Ok

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Pcharles2(m): 7:20am On Apr 25
Akiko.

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Anigreat: 7:20am On Apr 25
shocked







Just one head down, we won't hear something again on nairaland.Since the formation of ESN, they gallant group have been eliminating useless Nigerian army without any fuse. Mediocrity will not kill you people.

They killed him for protecting his people against idiotic useless foolani bandits. Ikonso, is a hero, his blood will never go in vain.. very soon he will be celebrated all over BIAFRA LAND.

The struggle continues and we are not slowing down anytime soon till the dream of our fathers , grandfathers and great grand fathers is actualized who paid the ultimate prize for this same course.


Rest on brother.

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by afroedo: 7:23am On Apr 25
I salute all that as paid the supreme price

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Akudaisi: 7:25am On Apr 25
You managed to kill one man with the death of 7 men isn't that a big shame,by the time this rain starts falling we will lose count

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by muykem: 7:28am On Apr 25
When you are operating under this general. What do you expect?

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Resurrection212: 7:42am On Apr 25
This is very commendable by the team of security forces led to the killing of this bastard kanu is the next if kanu is in Nigeria this is how would have easily been killed like chicken.

Imo can't be home for terrorist our amiable governor will wipe you out God bless Uzodinma.

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Resurrection212: 7:43am On Apr 25
Look at someone wife no front or back.
muykem:
When you are operating under this general. What do you expect?

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by definitelyHIM: 7:53am On Apr 25
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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Sebastine1994(m): 7:53am On Apr 25
mazi do not despair, there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

but I have my own small advice, Boko Haram commanders cover their faces sometimes, it's not stupidity,

people challenging the government of any country wears mask to ensure they are safe and can mingle freely with the masses..

but the idiot was busy showing off on social media, he was well known and was easy target.

learn to blend with the crowd

Evans the kidnappers remained elusive for years because he doesn't take pictures

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Mindlog: 7:54am On Apr 25
If such intensity was also applied in countering banditry, terrorism and kidnapping across the Country, will Nigerians be complaining of insecurity?

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by JahBwoy: 7:55am On Apr 25
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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Mikelarteta(m): 7:56am On Apr 25
According to Naira Marley, if you don die how you wan take collect refund? If you know you know. RIP. See how dem rush with speed of light to kill this guy you will begin to wonder if no be the same people when Dem kill Shekau for the pages of newspaper like 10 times

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by patrickmuf(m): 7:56am On Apr 25
People go cry tire for here...
Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Prodigee: 7:57am On Apr 25
No terrorists group will be allowed to exists in naija!

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by dimugonabo: 7:57am On Apr 25
Akuko

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by 12345baba(m): 7:58am On Apr 25
Story for the gods. Ipob go soon reply

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by obonujoker(m): 7:59am On Apr 25
How some people just decide to be terrorizing people is so odd to me... No more fear of God.. this worldly pursuit all ends immediately we drop this body....

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Kobicove(m): 7:59am On Apr 25
I'm disappointed that the body of this terrorist is still in one piece...from the way the media described the raid by the army I thought his body will be in little pieces undecided

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Amaechi2023(m): 7:59am On Apr 25
You see those ipobs, they are too dull and biased.
if NA hadn't shown picture proofs they'll have said it's a lie, now they have the picture proof.
some section of ipob started by calling him innocent, as that one no sell, people's gazzeth had to massage their ego by saying 4 military operatives died in the gun battle then boom.
all those claiming the man was innocent started praising him..
the same hypocrates accusing DSS of sponsoring attack in the east have suddenly changed tone all of a sudden.
the bitter part is that these set of urchins are too dull to even see their rubbish hypocracy.
bunch of dull flatheaded skulls.
no wonder one low budget albino was able to scam their lives and cash out of them..

check 90% of moniker shouting Biafra were the same Monika canvasing for Atiku, same people are parading political topics asking for Igbo presidency.
confused set of urchins..

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Abcdefghij10000(f): 8:00am On Apr 25
Can you guys just shut up and stop supporting killers , my worker's husband was a policeman a father of 2 , I have never seen a more upright man than him , only to be killed in his home state , his crime was being a policeman . You guys forget some of the policemen being killed are citizens of the same state . I am totally for separation of nigeria but not through spilling of the natives blood .

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by kennykruzmason: 8:00am On Apr 25
all this people should go and do this with bandits and bokohrm

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by EmekaBlue(m): 8:00am On Apr 25
It's just the beginning

The headquarters is in Abia state...this one una dey call headquarters is a divisional quarter.

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by CHANNELStv2020: 8:01am On Apr 25
They will kill us,we will kill them at the end BIAFRA must come.

MNK

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Jesuschristus: 8:01am On Apr 25
To hell with them

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by SILVERLINES: 8:02am On Apr 25
When a soldier die it doesn't mean the battle has been defeated, rather it strengthens the war force as more soldiers are moving forward.
ESN IS STRENGTHEN

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by ratiken(m): 8:02am On Apr 25
From the records, the military lost more
They recovered 3 Ak47 but lost 4 men......
and considering that this news is by the account of the Army , means they lost much more

This nothing to gloat about

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Re: How Security Forces Neutralized Ikonson, Other "Unknown Gunmen" by Earthquakes: 8:02am On Apr 25
The truth is that another Vice commander has emerged since yesterday if the story is even true.
Because there is no evidence that they are not just armed robbers or kidnappers

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