Reporters reported that the suspect who served as an informant to the Nigerian Army in killing the late Commander of the IPOB’S Eastern Security Network (ESN) Ikonso Don has been killed in a village between Imo and Anambra states, where he was suspected to be hiding.
“The victim is alleged to be the informant the military and the police used in getting Ikonso’s location and in killing him. Some said the informant was also a member of the ESN but others said he was a former IPOB member, renounced them and came to the village to hide. But he has now been killed,”a reporters said.
Reporters reported on April 26 that the Nigerian Army invaded the house of the ESN top commander in Awomama Village in the Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State and killed him in the scene.
It was also confirmed by the army that that an officer and three policemen were also shot dead by the ESN during the gun battle that day.
The army representative said that they had been on the trail of Ikonso and other ESN commanders for weeks before he was finally killed.
“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 April 5.
“They 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 six of his top Commanders, “the military had said.
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