The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC has listed a former Chief of Army Staff, Abdurahman Dambazau, among the five top Northern leaders that allegedly recruited bandits into Nigeria.
Reacting to a statement credited to Dambazau, OPC’s Publicity Secretary, Yinka Oguntimehin lambasted the Ex-Chief of Army Staff for comparing the group and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB to Boko Haram.
EveryEvery.ng gathered that Dambazzau advised the Nigerian government to treat the IPOB and OPC like a terrorist group, Boko Haram.
According to Oguntimehin, Dambazau, and four other top Northern leaders, Masterminded bandits’ recruitment into Nigeria before the 2015 general elections.
The OPC further accused him of supporting bandits financially and technically. The group recalled that Dambazzau pleaded that the Federal Government should raise over N800 billion to settle the bandits as the Interior Minister under President Muhammadu Buhari.
Dambazzau, who spoke at the Army War College Nigeria Course’s inauguration, reportedly said that some sects, such as the Boko Haram group, do not believe in Nigeria’s unity.
Meanwhile, the OPC stated that the former Army Chief had acute dementia and steadily lost contact with the moment’s reality.