The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has revealed the Nigeria Army actually killed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra and those of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra but state it was on the ground of self-defence..
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Brutai, also revealed that it has a substantial evidence to prove that the killings in Onitsha, Anambra State were as a result of self-defence..
He said this on Monday when he led his entourage to pay a courtesy visit to the Governor of Imo State, Mr. Rochas Okorocha, at the Government House, Owerri, as part of the activities of the army to commence its Army Chief of Staff annual conference in the state.
He added that the separatist group started the attack on the police and his men at the scene.
Buratai also accused some non-governmental organisations and human rights group of inciting crisis, warning them to desist henceforth or face the consequences.