Imo State citizens have continued to react to a statement credited to the office of the Inspector General of Police, where it declared one Glory Okolie, a 22-year-old girl reportedly held by officers of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in the state as a spy.
Okolie, whose family had been looking for since June was said to have been arrested on June 17 by IRT officers in order to use her as bait to arrest her boyfriend, who is suspected to be a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Below are some of the reactions on Facebook:
“Very sad indeed.. Nigerian Police is a shame to the world… Their Shame De shame me. Bunch of unprofessional group.” – Jude Chibueze
“They have been keeping the girl as their property, only God knows what they have done to the girl aside using her as made, now that the whereabouts of the girl is known to the public, she has been tag IPOB/ESN spy, what was she for the past two months, nigeria which way.” – Justice Adimoto
“I blame the useless so called Imo Elder statesmen, this can never happen to even a verified Boko Haram Northern lady.
Truly, Igbo and Imo in particular don’t have leaders. What we have are mere political jobbers with stained backgrounds, thus because they know that their criminal past can be used against them, they can’t boldly challenge Abuja and her invading forces to stop molesting innocent Igbo youths.” – Johnson James
“Hold your governor and George Obiozor of Ohaneze responsible first before Nigeria police,” – Innocent Ufoegbulam
“Bloody liers nemesis most definitely gets you all.if you don’t let that innocent girl go. you think by tagging her anything can convince us. we are more educated than you all. together with the zoo police.” – Torres Elms
“Human right take over, UN, EU, SA, AU, Amnesty International are u watching, divide this is too evil, Biafra will be solution to this, people that say they are protecting live and property, is this the way they protect the life and property, God answer our prayer.” – Awoke Daniel.
“Same police didn’t know how to investigate before beating, harassing and locking up imsu students because two female students involved in a fight in their hostel. Mad people everywhere.” – Chukwuebuka Raphael
“Their soul aim of this kidnap was for their sexual purpose is very unfortunate they have started kidnapping our young girls at will no consequences.” – Aleke Kingsley
“I wonder when the Nigerian police will ever change, because what i see isn’t ever promising and definitely won’t end well, please Nigeria police department change for the better and serve the people and not hurt,hunt and kill them.” – Nestor Opara
“We don’t need any uniform men or women in imo state again, before they will finish us all.this is so sad.” – Lilian Patrick Chidinma.