The Eastern Security Network (ESN)

Eastern Security Network (ESN)

The Eastern Security Network (ESN) is a regional security outfit based on the South Eastern part of Nigeria. It is the paramilitary wing of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Eastern Security Network was established on December 12th, 2020.

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According to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the security outfit is charged with the responsibility of protecting the South Eastern region from the menace of Fulani herdsmen in the region.

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Eastern Security Network (ESN)

Name

Eastern Security Network (ESN)

Allegiance

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)

Founded

December 12th, 2020

Commander

Nnamdi Kanu

Controversies

Orlu Crises

The Nigerian government in bid to dismantle the Eastern Security Network (ESN) charged the Nigerian Army to locate and destroy ESN base in the South Eastern part of Nigeria.

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The Nigerian Army in bid to locate and destroy ESN bases invaded Orlu, Imo State. Crisis erupted in Orlu, Imo State which resulted in a clash between the ESN and the Nigerian Army.

IPOB gave South East Governors a 14 days ultimatum to ban open grazing in the region after a unilateral cease fire between the Nigerian Army and Eastern Security Network (ESN).

DISCLAIMER: The above information is sourced from various websites/media reports. The website does not guarantee a 100 per cent accuracy of the figures
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